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Oregon: Continue Contacting Committee Members!

Friday, April 22, 2005

On Monday, April 25, the House Subcommittee on Civil Law will hold work sessions on HB 2373, NRA‑backed legislation protecting gun manufacturers from reckless lawsuits and HM 3, a measure urging Congress to pass similar legislation at the federal level.  The work sessions will take place at 8:30 a.m. in Room 357 of the State Capitol in Salem.  Members are encouraged to attend, but the subcommittee will take invited testimony only.  A list of subcommittee members and their contact information is as follows:

House Subcommittee on Civil Law

Chairman Robert Ackerman  (503) 986-1413

Representative Linda Flores  (503) 986-1451

Representative Kelley Wirth  (503) 986-1416

Representative Bill Garrard  (503) 986-1456

Representative Wayne Krieger  (503) 986-1401

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee defeated SB 956, anti‑gun extremist Senator Ginny Burdick`s (D‑Portland) effort to strip the state firearm’s preemption law and allow local school districts to impose their own bans on Concealed Handgun Licensees, on a 4‑3 vote.  A motion to reconsider has been filed, and the bill could be voted on again by Monday, April 25.  A list of committee members and their contact information is as follows:

Senate Judiciary Committee

Chairman Ginny Burdick  (503) 986-1718

Vice-Chair Charles Starr   (503) 986-1713

Senator Roger Beyer   (503) 986-1709

Senator Floyd Prozanski (503) 986-1704

Senator Charlie Ringo (503) 986-1717

Senator Vicki Walker (503) 986-1707

Senator Doug Whitsett (503) 986-1728

Please continue contacting members of the committee, urging them to oppose this bill!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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Friday, April 13, 2018

UK Officials Continue to Push Knife/Gun/Cleaning Products Control

The UK’s descent into absurdity continued this week as officials announced new efforts to crack down on knives and other potentially dangerous objects. The renewed interest in banning sharp objects stems from a recent spate of killings in London. ...

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Unfriendly Skies: Delta CEO Claims Bashing NRA Members is Good Business

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida, murders, there has been an unusual amount of anti-gun and anti-NRA commentary by private corporations with plenty of problems of their own.   In February, Delta announced it was ending a ...

Pennsylvania: Semi-Auto Ban Legislation to be Introduced

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Pennsylvania: Semi-Auto Ban Legislation to be Introduced

This week, Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) started circulating a co-sponsorship memorandum soliciting members of the Pennsylvania state Senate to support a proposal to ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines in Pennsylvania.  Please ...

Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control

Today, the Illinois state House Judiciary-Criminal Committee will be considering a floor amendment that was added to House Bill 1470 to ration the exercise of Second Amendment rights. In addition, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will consider bills that would ...

Bailed-out Banks Launch Coordinated Attack on Law-abiding Gun Owners

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Bailed-out Banks Launch Coordinated Attack on Law-abiding Gun Owners

There is growing evidence that some of America’s financial elite want to create a world in which America’s public policy decisions emanate from corporate boardrooms in Manhattan rather than from citizens and their elected officials.  ...

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Friday, April 13, 2018

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Gun owners have seen many outrageous instances of courts dismissing the importance, if not the very existence, of the individual right to keep and bear arms. But Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District ...

The Opposite of Data-Driven Public Policy

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Friday, April 13, 2018

The Opposite of Data-Driven Public Policy

The Governor of Vermont, Phil Scott, signed gun control measures earlier this week – adding restrictive new laws including age restrictions on firearms purchases, bans on “high-capacity” (read: standard capacity) magazines, bans on bump stocks, and ...

New Jersey: Senate Committee Approves Gun Control Bills

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

New Jersey: Senate Committee Approves Gun Control Bills

On Monday, the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee approved several gun control bills during a hearing that stretched over five hours. 

Washington: Seattle to Consider Legislation to Make Firearms Unavailable for Self-Defense

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Washington: Seattle to Consider Legislation to Make Firearms Unavailable for Self-Defense

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Councilmember M. Lorena González have announced their intention to introduce legislation to impose a one-size-fits-all method of storing firearms as well as punishing victims of theft by requiring reporting of lost or ...

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