The twists and turns of SB 1551 are continuing. The bill started life as an attempt by Floyd Prosanzki and other anti-rights legislators to create a universal gun registration scheme in Oregon of the type being used in other states to confiscate guns from people whose only crime was owning Constitutionally-protected firearms. If passed, SB 1551 […]
Archive | Commentary RSS feed for this section
It never ceases to amaze me how an act as simple as answering the phone can act as the catalyst for a chain of events that would change someone’s life forever. We wander through life believing that we are immune to the effects of fate, not realizing that we are indeed part of a grand […]
Here are some links that will give you a bit of insight into CeasefireOregon’s “Baldr Odinson” who is actually Jason Kilgore and a frequent commenter on websites Click here. Or here. Or here.
The smoke had not yet cleared at the theater in Aurora, Colo., when the first new demands to restrict Americans’ rights made their way through the media. It was predictable as October rain in Oregon. The Brady Campaign demanded sweeping new restrictions on millions of Americans who had committed no crime. One local anti-gun group […]
A Response to John Nichols of Oregon Gun Owners by Kevin Starrett, Executive Director.If you followed the Oregon legislature in the 1999 session, you know that gun owners in Oregon narrowly defeated a bill (HB 2535) which was the first step towards universal gun registration. Among its many bad provisions were requirements that guns transferred […]
Another Reason The Republicans Will Be Crushed In November By Russ Howard. OFF Member and California Freedom Activist. July 2008 Subject: How about wearing a stun bracelet on your next flight? Washington Times Want some torture with your peanuts? Bush pokes the Islamic hornet nest overseas while subverting our own borders and immigration laws, ensuring […]
January 2008. An Attorney and Gun Owner Responds to the Bush Administration’s Latest Attack on Gun Rights
DOJ Brief in DC Gun Case Distorts the Truth About Machine Guns In 1939, the Federal government perpetrated a fraud upon the Supreme Court, and it led to bad law that undermined the Second Amendment. Last week, they did it again. In 1939 in US v. Miller, the Supreme Court ruled that because there was […]
September 2007. We provide a lot more protection for our politicians than we do for our children. A Washington activist responds.
Respect Right To Protect Life. September 2007 By Kevin Schmadeka The people who say that Jane Doe has no right to carry a weapon for protection at school insist that she stick to other measures, like working with school security, etc. In my state of Washington, UW staffer Rebecca Griego took this and every other […]
April 2007. A Gun Rights Activist Responds To The Virginia Tech Shooting. By Paul Vallone President of Grassroots North Carolina
A Gun RIghts Activist Responds To The Virginia Tech Shooting. By F. Paul Valone F. Paul Valone is president of Grassroots North Carolina, a Second Amendment advocacy group. If your state lawmakers killed legislation to protect students from slaughter, would you celebrate by saying, “I’m sure the university community is appreciative of the General Assembly’s […]
March 29, 2007 Supreme Court Rules “No Duty To Retreat” On March 29 2007, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled that Oregonians have no “duty to retreat” when faced with a violent confrontation. This is certainly welcome news. It also means that several bills that would have accomplished the same thing may now be unnecessary. That […]
Sovereign Immunity Needs To Go. (This is about more abuses by BATFE. If you’re interested in helping to reverse these abuses, we suggest you see this link.) by Larry Pratt. Gun Owners of America. Most people in the 21st century look back on earlier times and wonder how folks could ever have believed in the […]
By Sheriff Mike Cook As the manager of a new firearms dealership here in Oregon I felt it was important to give you a heads up about something that is doing harm to our business and causing people to be delayed for long amounts of time to purchase a firearm and take it into possession. […]