The Oregon legislature does some stupid stuff, so it would be nice if once in a while, just for balance, it also did something sensible, especially something that reasonable voters request. You want a couple of examples? Read on.
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 […]
The 2014 legislative session has not even begun, and already there’s talk once again of guns, as though that was one of the most pressing issues of the day. Sen. Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, wants to revive a proposal that died last session. It would require criminal background checks before “the private sale of firearms.” The legislation would […]