Oregon: NRA Challenges Gun & Mag Ban Initiatives

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Oregon: NRA Challenges Gun & Mag Ban Initiatives

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week the NRA filed legal challenges against Initiative Petition 61 and Initiative Petition 62, which severely restricts and regulates commonly-owned firearms, making it more difficult for law-abiding citizens to exercise their Second Amendment rights.

NRA previously filed a legal challenge against Initiative Petition 60 on Friday. The legal challenges assert that the ballot titles violate Oregon law (ORS 250.035) by not alerting voters of the changes in the law proposed in the measures.

Initiative Petition 61 restricts many commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms it deems as “assault” firearms based on cosmetic features that do not fundamentally change how they operate. Semi-automatic firearms fire only one shot per action of the trigger, have been available to American consumers for over a century, and are used by law-abiding citizens for a wide range of legitimate purposes. It will become more difficult for law-abiding citizens to exercise their Second Amendment rights as this initiative imposes a mandatory waiting period, training requirement, and redundant background check before law-abiding citizens can take possession of the affected firearms. In addition, it denies young adults between age 18-20 their Second Amendment rights by prohibiting them from acquiring these firearms.

Initiative Petition 62 bans any magazines with a capacity greater than ten rounds of ammunition. Magazines that hold more than ten rounds are standard equipment for commonly-owned firearms that many Americans legally and effectively use for an entire range of legitimate purposes, such as self-defense or competition. While citizens who own banned magazines prior to the effective date are “grandfathered” and are allowed to retain them, the restrictions make them unusable for self-defense. Pre-ban magazines may not be loaded into a firearm during transport and are subject to one-size-fits-all storage requirements.

Please stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates on these initiatives and other issues affecting our Second Amendment rights in Oregon.



National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA)

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Arny
Arny(@dmaxter)
1 year ago

So exactly when do we take their firearms & weapons ? When do we limit what they sell around the world ? Until we can decide as a nation what other countries are entitled to from the Military Industrial Complex people will lose rights. They are the ones starting these proxy wars, pissing the world off at us. So I will attain my measly semiautomatics. They gave North Korea Nukes & we seen how well that has worked. And if that wasn’t enough they gave them to Iran. That was a real NO brainier there. But yeah let’s disarm the… Read more »

StWayne
StWayne
1 year ago

It’s the same ol’ story: as long as these rats remain in office, they will continue to do what they do.

Jeffersonian
Jeffersonian(@jeffersonian)
1 year ago

Oregon Firearms Federation and grassroots Oregonians fight for years and decades against ever-tightening restrictions. NRA swoops in at the last moment to “compromise” all that hard work away and loudly proclaim “victory”.

Bill
Bill(@bill1776)
1 year ago
Reply to  Jeffersonian

I do wish that the people who have put in so much work could claim victory. It’s time for lots of local victories to start happening, but they remain so rare. So many states with high crime and tight gun restrictions, of course only for those who try to be good citizens; the criminals couldn’t care less. “I think I’ll commit some crimes that can get me put away for life, but gee, I sure don’t want to use an illegal magazine or a weapon that isn’t on the ‘approved’ list!”

joefoam
joefoam(@joefoam)
1 year ago

What? The NRA is coming out of its shell to oppose something? Knock me out with a feather.

Deplorable Bill
Deplorable Bill(@deplorable-bill)
1 year ago

“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Any law or whim or wimp that does is illegal; Mayberry vs Madison. Why aren’t these people, the people that legislate, judge, lawyer, enforce or finance illegal laws going to jail? I hope the courts wake up soon and prosecute these socialists before it’s too late because the only options past court are; socialism, slavery, poverty etc. or a 140 million righteous firearm owners settling “out of court.”

Arm up, carry on.

Bill
Bill(@bill1776)
1 year ago

Marbury. Otherwise, right on! Since I don’t see the courts even coming close to settling this, it is starting to look like a choice of the people to either accept continually advancing tyranny by an unjust government, or to stand up for liberty. I don’t see the establishment and leftist sides of government changing their attitudes any time soon, although we have been thrown a few, rare, appreciated bones recently.

Ron Carter
Ron Carter(@roncarter)
1 year ago

I find it ironic that the NRA put in their amazon ads in the article here on Ammoland. And this is how we supposedly “get in the fight.”

JIAZ
JIAZ(@jiaz)
1 year ago
Reply to  Ron Carter

Those millions of dollars a month of membership funds going toward lawyers fees aren’t being spent to defend the “NRA”. They’re being spent by Wayne to defend “Wayne”.

Ron Carter
Ron Carter(@roncarter)
1 year ago
Reply to  JIAZ

JIAZ, you’re 100% correct there! I’ll be shocked if the NRA doesn’t file for chapter 11 protection like the Boy Scouts just did. Mismanagement is the MO of the NRA right now.

JFCrosby
JFCrosby(@captjfcrosby)
1 year ago
Reply to  Ron Carter

This is NOT the NRA’s decision. Just like other websites, Ammoland is greedy and allows these ads to pop up like this.

Ron Carter
Ron Carter(@roncarter)
1 year ago
Reply to  JFCrosby

I am afraid you are mistaken. The Ammoland ads are elsewhere. The content in this article, including the ads I took a screenshot of, come from the NRA.

Bubb
Bubb(@briannmilewis)
1 year ago
Reply to  JFCrosby

Ammoland needs to make money just like everyone else. I don’t begrudge them or the NRA one square inch of advertising screen space…or maybe you would like to see Black Lives Matter, or ANTIFA or Bloomberg ads? I don’t think so. Calling Ammoland greedy is totally unfair.