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The Hour Is Late

The hour is late. Our country is awash in guns and our kids are headed off to school again in the morning.

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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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Ceasefire Oregon Action Fund 2022 Endorsements

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

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

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

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Analysis of the 2020 Federal and State Elections

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