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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Taking guns from violent men

Written March 13th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Guns are on the minds of Oregon legislators again this year, judging by the number of bills introduced so far. Some would relax the restrictions on gun transfers and have no chance with the Democratic majority. Others would tighten restrictions or add new ones.


Debate brings out gun bill’s flaws

Written May 4th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

While the outcome was pre-ordained, Monday’s lengthy debate about Senate Bill 941 in the Oregon House was not a waste of time. It showed up flaws in this gun bill that the majority Democrats refused to fix, with the result that any number of people will be virtually forced to break the law.


Gun bill 941: Try for answers

Written April 21st, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Hey, Oregon legislators, how about insisting on answers to fundamental questions about SB 941? The bill has been hotly debated, and yet basic bits of information about it are still missing.


Gun bill: Its logic is not enough

Written April 13th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

UPDATE: As expected the Senate passed SB 941 on Tuesday, 17-13, with only Democrat Betsy Johnson joining the 12 Republicans in opposition to the bill. Democrats in the Oregon Senate on Tuesday expect to pass SB 941, the bill expanding Oregon’s background checks to people who seek to buy firearms from private gun owners. I […]


A gun ‘loophole’ — really?

Written January 20th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

State Sen. Floyd Prozanski wants the 2014 legislature to pass a bill requiring background checks on all gun buyers, not just those buying firearms from dealers or from private parties at gun shows. But he has no proof the bill is needed, or that it would do any good. Prozanski says — in an interview […]


 
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