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Oregon has made great strides in its commitment to passing laws that help prevent gun violence. In 2019, Oregon enacted a law that requires domestic abusers who are prohibited from purchasing or possessing a gun to relinquish any firearms that they own.

544 In an average year, 544 people die by guns in Oregon. More at EveryStat.
#11 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

With Gun Sense Candidate Kate Brown as governor, the state has enacted new gun safety legislation like an Extreme Risk law in 2017 and background checks on all gun sales in 2015.

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Major Milestone: More Than 150,000 Oregon Students Now Attend Schools Prohibiting Firearms

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