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Vast Majority of Oregonians Support Closing Loopholes in the Background Check System

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

A new poll conducted by Americans for Responsible Solutions shows that 87% of Oregonians support expanded background checks on gun sales, and that includes 83% of Oregon gun owners.

Requiring a background check on all gun sales is a popular, common-sense gun law, and it will save lives. The Oregon Legislature will soon be focusing on this issue, and we urge all interested folks to contact their legislators and urge them to pass this law.…