Commentary from Timothy Egan on the success of the Washington State voter initiative to require universal background checks on all firearms purchases:
Here is a thoughtful article about Guns and Public Health from Joe Nocera of the NY Times:
High Country News reports on increasing threats of violence against land and wildlife employees in the West.
Last month, the OR House Interim Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources held an informational hearing on ODFW's lead ammunition survey. The survey of hunters and non-hunters seeks opinions about lead ammunition, available alternatives and strategies used in other states to reduce the impact of lead on California condors throughout their historic range.
Here's a link to testimony and materials presented at the hearing: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2013I1/Committees/HAGNR/2014-09-16-14-00/MeetingMaterialsRead more
The New York Times recently published an editorial regarding the mentally ill and access to firearms. It is worth reading.Read more
GOFRO members recently submitted an OpEd to the Oregonian.Read more