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Oregon

Oregon has passed a broad range of gun safety laws in recent years, including a requirement that guns be securely stored whenever they are not in their owner’s immediate control, a prohibition on guns at the state capitol, and giving colleges and universities the authority to prohibit guns on their grounds. In 2022, voters approved a ballot measure which requires a permit and training in order to purchase a firearm, a prohibition on high-capacity magazines, among other protective gun safety measures. The state enacted a prohibition on untraceable ghost guns and 3-D printed guns in 2023, targeting a growing and dangerous part of the gun industry.

587 In an average year, 587 people die by guns in Oregon. More at EveryStat.
#10 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Down from #9 last year). See why.

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