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2014 Smart Gun Laws Scorecard Released

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence just released their 2014 State Scorecard! In this scorecard they rank states from A to F according to how strong their gun violence prevention laws are.

Washington State recently passed an initiative requiring background checks on all gun sales, and its grade is a B-. Oregon’s grade is a D+. We can do better, by passing background checks and other gun violence prevention laws.

Read the scorecard here: