In the 2022 primary election nears, we are still in the midst of the pandemic and a deadly increase in gun violence. The Ceasefire Oregon Action Fund endorsed candidates who either made gun violence prevention a major issue in their campaign without encouragement from us or who, as legislators, did not flinch from taking strong stands on the bills the will be effective at reducing gun violence.
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This election cycle, the Ceasefire Oregon Action Fund endorsed candidates who either made gun violence prevention a major issue in their campaign without encouragement from us or who, as legislators, did not flinch from taking strong stands on the bills … read more
Suicide can be prevented. If you are having thoughts of suicide, help is available 24 hours a day: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line. Firearms are used in more … read more
The following is a presentation by the Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation for the Oregon Public Health Association Annual Conference October 2019. Programs Available to Educate Healthcare Professionals About Suicide Prevention NIMH – Ask Suicide Screening Questions Toolkit (ASQ) The Matt … read more
Firearm death and injury is increasing but, to borrow a phrase from President-elect Joe Biden, we can marshal the forces of decency, compassion, and science to pass the laws and enact the policies that will end–yes, end–the nightmare of gun … read more
Illegal Nullification of Laws in Four Oregon Counties UPDATE December 2, 2020: Columbia and Umatilla counties both passed the illegal nullification measures on their ballots. Columbia did so despite having one of the highest rates of increase in a leading … read more