HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New gun law has a strange twist

Written November 14th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The new gun law known as Senate Bill 719 seems to have a loophole at least as dangerous as the people at whom the law is supposedly aimed. Albany police officials pointed this out when they briefed the city council on the law, which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018.


Guns at risk of an ERPO order

Written May 1st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

As everybody knew they would, Democrats in the Oregon Senate have passed SB 719, which allows the confiscation of guns if someone can convince a judge that the gun owners are a threat to themselves or others. The House will likely pass it too, because the majority is ready to infringe on a constitutional right if they think it will, as the […]


Gun bill’s effect: Nobody knows

Written April 19th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

It would be nice if Oregon legislators insisted on getting some facts instead of voting based on assumptions and emotions, as the Senate Judiciary Committee did on the gun-confiscation bill it passed, 3-2, on Tuesday.


 
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