As previously reported, the egregious bill which seeks to expand background checks to private transfers, Senate Bill 941, was introduced last week and scheduled for a work session yesterday. However, the work session by the Senate Judiciary Committee has been rescheduled for Monday, April 6. Please continue to contact your state Senator and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to strongly oppose SB 941 when it comes up for a vote. Contact information for committee members is provided below.
Sheriffs from Grant, Yamhill, Douglas, Crook, Washington, Linn and Columbia counties have voiced their opposition to this bill. In addition to the Sheriffs who have come out against this bill, numerous localities have gone on record to protect your Second Amendment Rights, including Baker County, Clackamas County, Coos County, Crook County, Curry County, Douglas County, Grant County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Josephine County, Klamath County, Lake County, Linn County, Malheur County, Marion County, Polk County, Sherman County, Tillamook County, Union County, Wallowa County, Wasco County, Wheeler County, Yamhill County, and the city of Myrtle Point. Thank you to the Sheriffs and localities for their willingness to stand firm for the people they represent and for protecting your rights.
Senate Judiciary Committee:
Senator Floyd Prozanski (D-4), Chair
Senator Jeff Kruse (R-1), Vice-Chair
Senator Ginny Burdick (D-18)
Senator Sara Gelser (D-8)
Senator Kim Thatcher (R-13)