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BACKGROUND CHECKS A FAILURE. State Police

09.30.14 In a stunning admission that their current background check/ gun buyer harassment scheme is a failure, the Oregon State Police have released statistics proving what we’ve said all along. As you know, Governor Kitzahaber  has required that every time a firearm’s purchase is denied, at least one State Police officer must leave patrol to “investigate.”  […]

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The Sharks Are Circling

09.26.14 Yesterday we told you about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s efforts to buy two Senate seats in Oregon and install anti-gunners. Steyer hopes to defeat Republicans Betsy Close and Bruce Starr. Today the Washington Times is reporting that another out of town billionaire, anti-gun zealot Michael Bloomberg, is dropping even more money to attack Bruce […]

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California Billionaire Tries To Buy Oregon Senate

9.25.14 The anti-gun left, always eager to assail the funding of Republican candidates by affluent out-of-staters, has been very quiet about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s attempt to buy the Oregon Senate. A May 22, 2014 New York Times article stated that Steyer’s goal is to spend $100 MILLION dollars to “defeat those who question or deny the established […]

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AMMO BAN UPDATE

09.17.14 Yesterday’s hearing on lead ammo reinforced everything we were expecting. While the hearing subject was listed as “Lead Ammunition Survey” there is no doubt that what will be coming down the road is an attempt to ban lead ammo. If some of the more extreme anti-hunting activists have their way, the ban will be […]

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Lead Ammo Ban Hearing Scheduled

09.09.14   We’ve been warning for some time that an attempt to ban lead ammo would be coming. Now the first hearing on the subject has been scheduled. On Sept. 16 in Hearing Room D at the State Capitol at 2PM, the House Interim Committee On Agriculture and Natural Resources will be holding a “informational […]

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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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