Sponsored by Forest Grove Economic Development
Home Must Reads Oregon could vote on banning firearms at schools

Oregon could vote on banning firearms at schools

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, December 20, 2012

Senate President Peter Courtney expects a 2013 vote on banning firearms from school grounds.

Courtney said it’s likely that the Oregon Senate will vote on legislation similar to Senate Bill 1594, which he sponsored in the February session.

The bill would have barred weapons on school grounds, even for people who hold concealed-handgun licenses issued by county sheriffs. The proposed ban would have extended to community colleges and state universities, but Courtney said he would ask to limit future legislation to schools.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

{biztweet}firearm school{/biztweet}

 

Comments   

 
Guest
0 #1 Thta will helpGuest 2012-12-20 19:32:31
I'm sure that every nutcase that decides to shoot up a school will be more than happy to abide by a ban on guns at schools.
In case the Senate legislators haven't noticed, most of the gun violence takes place in "gun free" zones. One question I recently heard is something they should ponder:
“Mr. Senator, would you feel safer with a big sign posted in your front yard that reads “"Gun free house - No guns allowed in my house or on my property."”
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

13 West Coast seafood species now 'sustainable'

News
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Fishing OrBiz Fishing 0357 ADOBErgbCiting the transition to catch shares management as a key to rebuilding stocks and reducing bycatch, 13 species caught by the West Coast trawl fishery today earned designation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as sustainable.


Read more...

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

Oversight? Or gaming the system?

News
Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


Read more...

South Waterfront's revenge

News
Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoodyAveBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


Read more...

EPA Standards: A breath of fresh air for the region

News
Thursday, June 12, 2014
EPABY ANDREA DURBIN | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Last week, the Obama administration took an important and welcomed step in the effort to protect the health and well-being of all Oregonians by limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.


Read more...

Oregon Business wins awards

News
Monday, June 30, 2014

ASBPEOregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.


Read more...

Why I became an Oregon angel investor

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
AngelInvestBY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE

I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS