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Late Session Omnibus Anti-Gun Bill Introduced

05.22.17 The legislature’s three leading gun grabbers have introduced yet another omnibus anti-gun bill. This one, SB 1065 includes language from several previous anti-gun bills that died due to a procedural error made by Floyd Prozanski, a sponsor of this bill. The bill is a 26 page monstrosity, but here are the lowlights. Among many […]

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They Never Give Up

05.16.17 They’re back. After the failure of their last bill that sought to force gun dealers into the mental health business, House Rep (and gubernatorial hopeful) Knute Buehler and anti-gun extremist Senator Elizabeth Hayward are back with a watered down version. HB 3460, introduced today, would require the Oregon Health Authority to create “a firearm safety […]

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Boquist/Burdick Gun Confiscation Bill Sent To Rules Committee.

05.09.17 Senate Bill 719, Brian Boquist’s gun confiscation bill has been assigned by Speaker Tina Kotek to the House Rules Committee. Under normal circumstances this bill would have gone to the House Judiciary Committee, but Kotek, fearing that the Chair of that committee, Democrat Jeff Barker, was not sufficiently anti-gun to guarantee the bill’s passage […]

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Mike Strickland Sentenced

05.03.17 Today Mike Strickland was sentenced for the crime of defending himself against a mob of Portland’s state protected thugs. If you are not familiar with the story, you can catch up here. Mike was sentenced to 40 days in jail, community service, probation and fines. He has had his right to work as a […]

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Gun Confiscation Bill Passes Senate. Battle Moves to the House.

05.01.17 On the  communist holiday of “May Day” the Oregon Senate passed, on an almost party line vote, the Boquist/Burdick gun grab, SB 719A. Senator Betsy Johnson was the only Democrat voting “no.”  Boquist was the only Republican voting “yes.” The Democrats immediately issued a press release calling the vote “non-partisan.”  Senator Boquist’s floor speech revealed a very […]

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BOQUIST/BURDICK GUN GRAB SCHEDULED FOR VOTE

4.26.17 Senate Bill 719A  is currently scheduled for a vote in the Oregon Senate on May 1st. You will recall that this bill started life as a bill requiring the State Court Administrator to study methods to improve efficiency. Under the skillful hands of Senator Floyd Prozanski it became a bill to deprive people of their […]

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One Bad Bill Dead, One Really Bad Bill Moving.

04.18.17 Today in the legislature one anti-gun bill died and one was advanced out of committee. House Bill 2526, a bill sponsored by anti-gun Democrat Senator Elizabeth Hayward and Republican Knute Buehler, was declared deceased in the House Judiciary Committee. This bill would have required the Department of Justice to create material on suicides and […]

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT.

04.17.17 Today the Senate Judiciary Committee heard three anti-gun bills and the House Judiciary Committee heard one. For info on the three Senate bill please see this alert. The anti-gun groups packed the room largely with people they had shipped in from out of state. As the result of a procedural error it appears that […]

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UPDATE ON ANTI-GUN BILL HEARING

04.15.17  Since yesterday’s alert concerning the anti-gun bills being heard in the Senate on Monday, new amendments have been proposed to two of the bills. The “dash 4” amendment has been proposed for SB 764. You will recall this was the one paragraph “place holder” bill that Prozanski wants to amend to virtually eliminate the […]

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Help Stop The Latest Attack

04.10.17 As we told you in a previous alert, gun bills are now moving in both houses. In the Senate Judiciary Committee, the three bills scheduled to be heard on April 17 at 8am are:  SB 764, SB 797 and SB 868. We can’t tell you right now what to expect from SB 764 since […]

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Anti-Gun Bills Moving In Both Houses

04.08.17 As we told you in our last alert, anti-gun bills are about to get hearings. First, on Wednesday, April 12, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing a strange bill requested by a former Senator.  SB 897 “Creates crime of militia terrorism.”  This  bill was introduced at the request of  former anti-gun legislator, Charlie […]

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Gun Control Bills Coming Soon

04.07.17  The Oregon Legislature has reached the point in their session where deadlines are looming. While they have not found time to address the state’s impending financial crisis, there has been time to debate whether the osprey should be the state bird and to recognize April 6th as National Tartan Day in Oregon  (Declares emergency, […]

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Call To Action

03.23.17 On March 22nd, we asked you to contact House Rep Brad Witt to express your concerns with his House Joint Resolution 13. As many of you who contacted him know, Rep Witt has heard your concerns and agrees that in its current form, HJR 13 is overly broad and could well create situations Witt […]

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Good Intentions, Bad Legislation. HJR 13

03.22.17 On March 28th, the Oregon House Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing and work session on House Joint Resolution 13. This measure, sponsored by House Rep Brad Witt, is in response to an Oregon Supreme Court decision that greatly restricted law enforcement officers from asking people if they possessed firearms. Few would argue […]

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