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Kitzhaber’s Jihad Continues

08.12.14 On June 27th we told you about John Kitzhaber’s war on gun owners. In the last legislative session, Kitzhaber and his cronies in the legislature attempted to pass a bill that would have required that you ask the permission of the State Police before giving a gun to your oldest and best friend.  You […]

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Corrections Officers Get Fifed.

08.08.14 In the 2014 legislative session, Oregon Firearms worked with representatives of the Oregon corrections officers to craft a bill that would allow them to transport their personal firearms to and from work. The Department of Corrections forbade the men and women who worked in prisons from having any protection while commuting to their jobs. […]

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Corvallis City “Civil” Servant

08.07.14 As you may know, the City of Corvallis is considering a ban on loaded carry although they have been successfully sued in the past for harassing a person openly carrying a loaded handgun. The person who won that lawsuit donated the money to the Oregon Firearms Federation, so maybe we should be happy that […]

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Maybe Target Really Is A Good Name For That Place

07.08.14 As you know, Target Stores have decided they do not want anyone to come into their stores with a firearm. Persons who have contacted Target to express their displeasure with this foolish and dangerous policy have received the following email:   Hello , Thank you for reaching out to us.   We’ve listened carefully to the […]

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Target Is OFF Target

07.02.14 Target stores have announced a new policy of “no guns.”Bowing to the money of Michael Bloomberg and the astro-turf “activism” of “Mom’s Demanding Gun Sense in America”, Target stores now are telling customers that their legal firearms are not welcome.  “Starting today we will… respectfully request that guests not bring firearms to Target-even in communities where it […]

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John Kitzhaber’s Jihad

06.27.14 Governor Kitzhaber Gears Up For Universal Background Checks In 2015 OFF recently learned that the Oregon State Police have a new policy dealing with firearms purchase denials. Gun dealers in Oregon were sent a letter from the State Police telling them of a revision in OSP policy and stating: “This revision will include enforcement […]

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Ashland Shoots Down Loaded Carry Ban

06.18.14 Last night, the Ashland City Council voted against an ordinance that would have banned open, loaded carry of firearms in the city. There had never been a problem in Ashland until a few busybodies tried to make one. Their efforts failed. Your efforts are responsible for this victory. Congratulations. More here.

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Supreme Court Rules You Cannot Buy A Gun For Another Approved Person

06.17.14 Today the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that if you purchase a firearm and transfer it to another “approved” buyer, you are a “straw purchaser” and may go to prison. The ruling is in the case US vs Abramski, a case to which Oregon Firearms contributed to an Amicus brief. The buyer […]

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Lead Ammo Ban Coming

06.11.14 A Ban On Lead Ammo Is On The Horizon “There is no proposal to ban or limit use of lead ammunition in Oregon, but developments outside of Oregon could affect the use of lead ammunition within the state,”  Don’t you believe it. “The California legislature passed a law banning lead ammunition to protect endangered […]

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Early Summer Update 06.09.14

With the primary elections behind us, and the summer having arrived, it’s time to catch up. First of course, are the results of the primary elections. Dr Monica Wehby will be facing anti-gun radical Jeff Merkley for US Senate.  While we endorsed Wehby’s opponent, Jason Conger, we wish her the best in this important race.Oregon Congressional races will […]

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OFEF SUBMITS AMICUS BRIEF AGAINST CT. GUN BAN

05.24.14 Oregon Firearms Educational Foundation and Gun Owners of American Fighting Connecticut Gun Ban OFEF has contributed to an amicus brief in a lawsuit against Connecticut’s unconstitutional firearms and magazine ban. You can read it here. As attempts are made across the country to eliminate your Second Amendment rights, it is more and more critical that […]

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We’re Having A Party

03.24.14 Well, we’re  not really having it, but our friends are and you’re invited. As you know, the City of Ashland is considering Portland style restrictions on gun owners. In spite of the fact that “open carry” has never been an issue there, the City Council is preparing to bow to the pressure of a small […]

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More on Portland Slime Moving South

03.19.14 Last night, the Ashland City Council held another meeting to consider adopting Portland style gun restrictions. The meeting, described as “standing room only,” drew gun rights activists opposing the ordinance and anti-gunners determined to convince the city to enact new restrictions. The irony of the whole issue is that Ashland has never been a […]

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Ashland To Hear Anti-Gun Ordinances (Again!)

03.12.14 We have been informed that on Tuesday March 18, the Ashland City Council will (once again) consider adopting Portland style gun restrictions.These pointless regulations are intended only to harass legitimate gun owners and will have no effect on law-breakers.The Council meeting starts at 7PM and will be at the Ashland Civic Center Council Chambers, […]

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They’re Done, We Won!

03.07.14 The 2014 Oregon Legislature has adjourned. In spite of a flurry of last minute maneuvers the anti-rights crowd failed to pass their gun registration scheme, or anything else. There is one, and only one, reason for that. You. In a story in today’s Oregonian, OFF members were singled out as the driving force behind […]

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