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A Victory for Oregon Universities' Students, Staff and Faculty

A Victory for Oregon Universities’ Students, Staff and Faculty

In what promises to be a continuing debate on the rights of law-abiding citizens, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled this week that banning firearms on the grounds of Oregon's public universities exceeded the scope of the university system's authority, thereby opening up the state's campuses to individuals who hold valid concealed handgun licenses. Long…

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Oregon House Votes to Make Concealed Permits Private (Again)

Oregon House Votes to Make Concealed Permits Private (Again)

The Oregon House voted for the second time this session Monday to keep the identities of handgun license holders private -- forcing another fight with the Senate over records and guns. Senate Bill 347 started in the upper chamber as a narrow bill to make sure that records of people who seek help at Portland's Gateway…

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Oregon Bills Requiring Immediate Attention

Oregon Bills Requiring Immediate Attention

Time is of the Essence Regarding Right-to-Carry Bills in OregonTuesday, May 31, 2011Two important right-to-carry reform bills, House Bill 2787 and House Bill 2792, are expected to be heard in the state Senate Judiciary Committee work session tomorrow in room 343 of the Capitol. HB 2787, sponsored by state Representatives Jeff Barker (D-28) and Kim…

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Oregon Court Rules Medical Pot Users Can Have Guns

Oregon Court Rules Medical Pot Users Can Have Guns

The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that a retired school bus driver can have her medical marijuana and a concealed handgun, too. The ruling upheld previous decisions by the Oregon Court of Appeals and circuit court that determined a federal law barring criminals and drug addicts from buying firearms does not excuse sheriffs from…

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