Firearms & Suicide

Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Shots Not Fired: A new Oregon law takes guns from people who may do harm.

OREGON’S NEW GUN SAFETY LAWS: Many of us are asking how we can better keep Oregonians safe and keep guns out of the hands of the wrong people. While there is still a lot of work to do, Oregon has made significant gains to strengthen our gun safety laws. This one-pager explains the “Extreme Risk Protection Order” law, which allows courts to remove weapons from people who are at risk of being a danger to themselves or others. 

Oregon Department of Justice: Crime Victim and Survivor Services. Oregon's Extreme Risk Protection Order law.