Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Oregon: Supposed “Fixes” Not What they Appear

Friday, June 12, 2015

Oregon: Supposed “Fixes” Not What they Appear

Following the enactment of the radically flawed Background Check Law, Senate Bill 941, proponents of the bill have attempted to fix certain issues that the law created.

One of the bills that is being utilized to address the flaws in SB 941 is House Bill 3093.  HB 3093 was making its way through the Legislature with hopes of making it to the Governor’s desk allowing for Oregon to begin recognizing other state concealed carry permits.  However, state Senator Floyd Prozanski insisted on amendments that were alluded to as a “technical change” to the statute to accompany the so-called “nail gun fix.” After more thorough analysis and a recent opinion from legislative counsel on the Prozanski amendment, this bill would likely do nothing to allow other state’s carry permits to be recognized in Oregon.  This is due to nuances in various concealed carry laws and the way various states classify crimes.  Pro-gun Senators recognized this bill was likely going to be used as a “vehicle” for other bad legislation or a sham.  They attempted to call it to the floor on May 26th to avoid any tampering, but, unfortunately, this motion failed.  Now it appears we know why.  While the passage of this bill will not make things worse necessarily, it will make recognition of any out of state permits nearly impossible.  While flaws in Oregon law continue to exist, Senator Prozanski instead chooses to play games with the rights of gun owners and sportsmen.

As previously reported, Senate Bill 315 was supposed to be voted on this week.  Yesterday the bill was sent back to committee for further amendments. The current version of the bill will do little, if anything, to fix the issues inherent in Senate Bill 941.  Even with the supposed fixes, the law will remain far more restrictive than California's stringent laws and could cause someone to become a criminal even if a background check is performed during a temporary loan.

Your NRA-ILA will continue to keep you updated when more information is available.

TRENDING NOW
U.S. Politicians Cheer New Zealand Gun Confiscation

News  

Friday, March 22, 2019

U.S. Politicians Cheer New Zealand Gun Confiscation

American gun owners have once again been reminded that the ultimate goal of U.S. gun control advocates is firearms bans and confiscation. Since the heinous terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, American anti-gun politicians, activists, ...

Iowa: House Passes Bill to Improve Hunting Opportunities

Hunting  

Friday, March 22, 2019

Iowa: House Passes Bill to Improve Hunting Opportunities

On March 20th, the Iowa state House of Representatives voted 57-40 to pass House File 716 to improve hunting opportunities in Iowa by expanding the types of cartridges that may be used for hunting.  HF 716 will ...

Legacy Media Push New Zealand Gun Confiscation Using Lies about Australian Ban

News  

Friday, March 22, 2019

Legacy Media Push New Zealand Gun Confiscation Using Lies about Australian Ban

The ongoing cheerleading effort by the international press in furtherance of the New Zealand government’s gun confiscation plans is enough to make any journalist with even a shred of objectivity blush. Worse, some outlets have ...

Governor Bevin Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry

News  

Monday, March 11, 2019

Governor Bevin Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry

The NRA applauds Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin for signing Senate Bill 150 into law, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm.

NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

News  

Thursday, March 21, 2019

NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

NRA applauds the Vermont Superior Court for allowing a lawsuit challenging the State's ban on standard capacity magazines to proceed. 

Illinois Court Throws Out Deerfield Gun Ban

News  

Friday, March 22, 2019

Illinois Court Throws Out Deerfield Gun Ban

NRA applauds Illinois court ruling throwing out Village of Deerfield's ban on commonly owned firearms and magazines.

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights Director Attacks Human’s Rights

News  

Friday, March 22, 2019

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights Director Attacks Human’s Rights

The Last Frontier is also one of the last places one expects to find rights-trampling government officials. The state’s strong libertarian streak is one of the reasons a recent report regarding the authoritarian behavior of an official ...

Pro-Gun Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Discrimination in Financial Services

News  

Friday, March 22, 2019

Pro-Gun Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Discrimination in Financial Services

On March 14, pro-gun Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced S. 821 the Freedom Financing Act, a bill to prohibit discrimination against the firearms industry in the provision of financial services.

Washington: Firearm Seizure & Other Bills to Be Heard In Committees

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Washington: Firearm Seizure & Other Bills to Be Heard In Committees

This week, the Washington state Senate Committee on Law & Justice and the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary will be hearing several bills affecting Second Amendment rights that crossed over from the opposite ...

Grassroots Spotlight: NRA New Mexico FAL Couple -- Fighting Bloomberg Gun Control

Take Action  

Friday, March 15, 2019

Grassroots Spotlight: NRA New Mexico FAL Couple -- Fighting Bloomberg Gun Control

The precursor to the NRA-ILA Frontlines Activist Leader Program (FAL) was known as the NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinator (EVC) Program, and it started in 1994.  The “Election” in the EVC title was there to emphasize ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.