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BOLI proposes stricter gun legislation

Medford, Ore. — Increasing the age to buy guns and tightening restrictions on sales, safety, and ammunition – all suggestions one state leader is asking the legislature to consider. The head of the Bureau of Labor and Industries sent a letter to …

Oregon Senate passes gun-control bill

SALEM, Ore. – A bill that would prohibit certain individuals from owning “deadly weapons” passed through the Oregon Senate Monday. Senate Bill 719 passed with a 17-11 vote and will head to the House of Representatives for a first reading. Supporters say …

Common ground on gun control?

(NBC News) — The mass killing in Orlando has given new life to Washington’s war over gun control. For the first time in recent memory, bi-partisan support of new gun control laws seems to be a possibility. “I think something has happened,” …

Ohio speeds up hot car rescues

Columbus, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law Tuesday that protects a person who breaks into a hot car to save a minor or a pet. Senate Bill 215 allows people to force their way into a …