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Oregon Governor On Gun Policy

SALEM, Ore. — In response to the mass shootings and debates about gun control, sources close to the Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber are saying, he is working towards changing gun policy in Oregon.

A spokesman for the governor, says the Governor, “sees no reason for civilians to have assault weapons.”

Governor Kitzhaber is also asking his staff to bring forward options to improve school security, expand access to mental health care, and address firearm regulations.

Oregon State Senator Ginny Burdick, plans to introduce legislation that would ban gun magazines with more than 10 rounds.

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  1. BigBob says:

    Don’t know why these gun grabbers keep calling it gun control when it is actually a gun ban. I’m all for people learning proper gun control. Goes hand in hand with owning one.

  2. Jared says:

    In all honesty, we need “IDIOT control” Not GUN control. If people actually looked at true reports instead of bias reports, they would see that guns are more often used in self defense rather than crimes. If you take the right away from the law abiding citizens, then just the criminals will have the guns, and that will be a bad day.

    On a side note… DC is a gun free zone, and it is also one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. Go figure.

  3. Jared says:

    In 2011, The highest gun homicide rate (per 100,000 residents) in the nation was, ironically, in the city where the nation’s gun control control laws are decided: Washington, D.C. The rate there was 12.4 (actually down from 2010). A close second was Louisiana, with a rate of 10, followed by Mississippi, with 7.4. California, meanwhile, which is by far the nation’s most populous state and has some of the strictest gun control laws, had the greatest number of overall homicides (1,790) as well as the most gun-related homicides (1,220).

  4. david weaver says:

    These People have an agenda and comman sense is not in it.Well Stated Jared

  5. Don says:

    Look what happened in Austrailia since there gun restrictions went in effect one year ago. Gun related crimes up over 49%

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