Skip to comments.Oregon gun bills remain on track after marathon hearing in Legislature
Posted on 04/05/2013 6:58:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
SALEM -- A package of four gun bills drafted after the Sandy Hook and Clackamas shootings stayed on track Friday following a marathon hearing that pitted Gov. John Kitzhaber and several victims of gun violence against a National Rifle Association lobbyist and several impassioned gun-rights activists. After the four-hour hearing, Senate Judiciary Chairman Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, said he intends to proceed with the four bills, which he called "common-sense legislation regarding gun safety."
Prozanski said he would work on amendments to the measures and bring the bills back to the committee for a vote before April 18.
The measures are relatively mild compared to the tight restrictions some states have imposed after a gun killed 20 children and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School last December.
The Oregon measures would expand background checks to cover private gun transfers (Senate Bill 700), allow school districts to ban concealed handgun licensees from carrying their firearms on school grounds (Senate Bill 347), and prohibit licensees from openly carrying weapons in public buildings (Senate Bill 699). The fourth measure, (Senate Bill 796) would require applicants for concealed handgun licenses to pass a firing range test......
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Damn gun. It should be arrested and sentenced to death!
So limit guns even more from law abiding citizens and doing nothing to prevent violent whackos from shooting up the disarmed law abiding citizens.
Good job Oregon! Probably just Portland to Eugene down I-5 that’s the real problem.
Another left-wing state trying to disarm itself.
When TSHF, rounding up the commies in Oregon will be easy.
Another communists Democrat run State. They are destroying themselves and are too stupid to understand.
he called “common-sense legislation regarding gun safety.”
People who keep using this term could use a frying pan to the face.
At least is sound like HB3200 is gone. It was a berserk anti “assulat rifle” farce.
The gun test requires 100 rounds to complete. They might as well mandate a pistol course at Gunsite Academy.
More easy pickins for the criminal element.
Seems like this proposed legislation is solving problems that don’t exist.