Oregon: 5 Years In Prison For Visiting A Library?

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Oregon: 5 Years In Prison For Visiting A Library?

Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- This alert contains info on two bills. Please be sure to see the info on the second bill SB 1538 which could send you to prison for 5 years.

Last Friday the House Judiciary Committee heard HB 4005 the firearms lockdown bill.

Gun rights supporters greatly outnumbered the Bloomberg shills who came to testify in opposition to your rights and common sense. We are grateful for everyone who showed up, testified, or submitted testimony. You are heroes.

One of the bill’s sponsors, Janeen Sollman made the bizarre claim that a law forcing people to render their self-defense firearms useless was like Oregon’s seat belt law. A far more accurate analogy would have been if Oregon had a law that prohibited you from using a seat belt until a crash was already about to happen. But do not expect reason from the twisted minds of the gun grabbers.

Oregon’s one-trick pony, Ginny Burdick, testified that the gun owners in her district strongly supported locking up their guns and being responsible for the misuse of guns stolen from them.

In what was clearly a surprise to the Republican members of the committee, an amendment had been submitted.

The “dash-1” amendment removed some of the most onerous parts of the bill but retains most of the worst of the bill.

1) It still mandates trigger or cable locks which are extremely dangerous and can cause unintended discharges.
(Placing a trigger lock on a loaded gun is very dangerous but even when placed on an unloaded gun they do not prevent the gun from being loaded and a round being chambered and any movement of the lock can still result in the gun firing.)

2) Because it mandates trigger locks it is still unconstitutional under Heller vs District of Columbia.

3) It still contains “strict liability” language which, as we heard at the hearing, means a person can be held liable for another person’s misuse of a firearm no matter how much they may have (in good faith) attempted to comply with the law.

4) The amendment still has no protections for people who store their firearms, locked, in a building other than a “dwelling.”

5) The amendment still contains language that makes it impossible to comply with the bill. Please see Section 3 (1) (b) (A). If ANY means exists to defeat a lock, the gun is not considered secured. Of course, there is no lock that can’t be defeated. Not even safes.

6) The amendment still prohibits the transfer of firearms to minors, even for organized shooting events, unless the minor has a “youth hunting license.” Section 6 (4)(a)(B)

Because the amendment still requires an adult to assume complete “strict liability” for any minor to whom a firearm is “transferred” at a sport shooting event, the amendment still devastates the very kinds of programs that introduce young people to safe firearms handling.

While OFF had a copy of the “dash-1” amendment before the hearing, virtually no one else (including legislators) did, so almost no one could comment on it. The amendment is a “gut and stuff” which means it essentially replaces all the language in the bill.

On February 10th 2020, the House Judiciary Committee will be holding another hearing on HB 4005, apparently to address the amendment no one knew about. But no public testimony will be allowed.

The “invited” testimony will be by Jessica Minifie who is the person who wrote the bill and the amendment so it remains to be seen if we will be getting any real explanation about some of the aspects of the proposed legislation that make no sense.

Keep in mind, amendments can be added at any time and even if they completely change the nature of the bill you will not be allowed to testify on the final product before it is voted on in the house where it originated. It’s a game designed to keep those pesky voters out of the loop.

HB 4005 (gun lockdowns) will receive a “work session” on Feb 12th.

Like the “informational” hearing on the 10th, the public may attend but will not be permitted to testify.

Work sessions are where amendments are adopted and the final version is voted to the full House floor.

Also on February 12, the SENATE Judiciary Committee will be holding a public hearing for SB 1538. You can read the text of SB 1538 here.

The short version is this; under this bill, any school or local government body can declare their property and surrounding property off-limits to CHL holders. This is Burdick’s dream child and a bill she has introduced before.

Here is what’s important to know. If you, as a law-abiding concealed handgun license holder, go into any building controlled by any school or government entity that has declared themselves off-limits, you will face 5 years in prison. That’s five years for doing something you may have done lawfully, peacefully, while threatening no one, your entire adult life.

These are the buildings YOU pay for. And the reason for this insane new law? Because peaceful, law-abiding gun owners offend Ginny Burdick.

You also offend the other sponsors:
Senators Beyer, Dembrow, Frederick, Gelser, Golden, Monnes Anderson, Prozanski, Riley, Steiner Hayward, Taylor, Wagner, Manning Jr, Hass

While gun owners have become accustomed to facing legislation designed to eliminate their rights, rarely have they faced legislation that is a product of such mindless, blind hatred.

What today is a lawful, common, and unremarkable, tomorrow could send you to prison for far longer than Oregon imprisons many violent rapists. This is the heart of Oregon’s Democrat Party today.

The hearing for SB 1538 will be Feb.12th at 8 am in Room 50. Rest assured legislative staff will send a warning to all employees of the Capitol that gun owners may be coming to the building and to contact the State Police if they feel “threatened.”

This has become standard practice in spite of the perfect behavior of gun owners at all Capitol events.

The “work session” for this monstrosity will be the following day Feb 13th in Room C at 8 am. (All dates are subject to change.)

Please take action to stop SB 1538 here.

Oregon Firearms FederationAbout Oregon Firearms Federation:

The Oregon Firearms Federation has proven itself to be Oregon’s only no-compromise lobbying group, OFF takes the same tough stands and serves as a vehicle for educating gun owners, promoting their rights and when necessary, fighting the freedom haters in court. Visit: www.oregonfirearms.org

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This is what you get when you let people with emotion but no brains make laws.


Edicts handed down by psychopathic control freaks.


How about applying penalties for elected servants that knowingly and willingly commit the crime of deprivation of rights under the color of law? TITLE 18, U.S.C., SECTION 242 explains..


Those Codes and laws go all the way to the POTUS.


Good luck, first you need someone to file it.
How about you ??


Let me see just how clear I can make this: If you are not ready to stand up on your own two feet and fight for what you believe in, you will die on your knees with a whimper. A soldier only dies once. A coward dies a thousand times, with each being worse than the other. The time to make those assurances is now.


Once leftist democrats are entrenched in government they become unstoppable, desecrating the Constitution at every turn. Socialists, elected or not, know an armed society is their greatest obstacle and resistance to their agenda of people control. Our founding fathers knew from the beginning that an armed citizenry is the only way to protect the Republic and so do the treasonous politicians and bureaucrats who hide behind gun control. Tyrannical governments always disarms their populace under the guise of public safety only to reveal later it was all a ruse to sell and keep their dictatorship from being overthrown from the… Read more »


Let them pass them, and when a MASS shooter comes and murders 25/30 of them LOOK in the mirror.(see Broward County FL)There are no more Democrats, only Conservatives/Libertarians, and Communists.


Let’s cut to the chase… Oregon, start building your labor camps now. Plans are easily available from the governors of Commifornia, New York, New Jersey, Washington, Illinois, and Virginia, as well as from the New England states. You’re going to need them and don’t be afraid to use them. The elite will demand it.


The time for peaceful protest is over your elected eliete don’t care what you say, until your willing to drag them out of office only thing your going to get is more boots on your neck and a trip to the FEMA camps


Sorry but Ginny needs to meat Lucille in the face. Stupid BITCH. Oh darn, I bet I sound pissed. Well I am. Pissed at these piss ants that seem to think that being a traitor to their oaths should be tolerated.


WHEN will the DOJ start defending our 2A rights??? They should be filing civil suits for these jurisdictions infringement of those rights. If our government is going to let us down, and we can’t “petition” for our rights to be upheld, then maybe it’s time to start planning “alternative” actions.

Wild Bill

, the US Dept of Justice does not do civil suits for citizens. Which government, we labor under several? Perhaps you should spend more time in the research stage before moving into the planning stage.

Some guy

Yet you people STILL cling to your peaceful protests and your votes…….. Make sure you tell your children about protests and votes while you are crammed in the cattle cars……. Like the European jews, you would rather die in the DNC camps than on your feet as free men. You deserve what you are headed for.




@some guy And you sir just sit on your hands on the couch watching Gilligan’s island re runs while we do all the dirty work for YOU. Then you can tell your kids what you DIDN’T DO, Peaceful protest?what are you an antifa fan you think by burning other people’s shit up is the way to go? Or you want to criticize those who vote? You should really think about the dumb shit your posting. QUIT WATCHING GILLIGANS ISLAND AND GO VOTE MID TERMS AS WELL, then you can tell YOUR kids I tried the best I could now it’s… Read more »


– Exactly. While there is hope for peaceful resolution, we should attempt peaceful communication. Not only is there a chance for it to work, but it may well gain us additional allies, embolden our friends, and buy time to prepare in case undesirable escalation is necessary.


finnky….Anyone who doesn’t vote but gripes about policy..I’m sure you know a few,are not my allies.


Do some research into voting. It’s the way the psychopathic control freaks brainwash you into THINKING you have a “choice”. LOL!


I hate to have to AGREE with George, but damn, the guy just always made so much SENSE. George Carlin on voting: Now there’s one thing you might have noticed i don’t complain about: politicians. everybody complains about politicians. Everybody says they suck. Well where do people think these politicians come from? They don’t fall out of the sky. They don’t pass through a membrane from “another reality”. They come from American parents, and American families, American homes, American schools, American churches, American businesses, and American universities. And they’re elected by American citizens. This is the best we can do… Read more »


I’ve been preparing for 35 years. I’m getting impatient.


“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to… Read more »