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Oregon Dems: Go back and do better. Pass SB 978.

In Oregon, the Democratic party holds the governorship, the Senate, and the House. Governor Kate Brown ran on promises of strong action to reduce gun violence and received the endorsement of Ceasefire Oregon and other gun violence prevention organizations. The … read more

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We Stand With The Students. Pass SB 978!

When the Oregon Republican senators shirked their duties in May and walked off their jobs, Governor Kate Brown unwisely rewarded their behavior with a deal that killed a powerful gun violence prevention bill, SB 978––as long as the Senators returned … read more

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We like HR 8 but Ceasefire Oregon has 2020 Vision!

We are very happy that HR 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, will have a hearing today in Washington, D.C. HR 8 is a solid bill and Ceasefire Oregon firmly believes that every firearm sale or transfer should be subjected … read more

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2019 Federal Legislation

The 2019 federal firearm-related legislation is listed below by House then Senate in numerical order. Last update: February 3, 2019 House Bills H.R.8 —  Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (229) Committees: … read more