City Government

Gun bill still debated

Local law enforcement weighs in

Oregon’s Measure 114 remains in limbo, held up by the state court system. The uncertain fate of the voter approved ballot measure has caused concern and confusion among gun owners and vendors, but supporters of the law are confident a balance between Second Amendment rights and public safety will be met.

The measure, which passed with 50.7% of votes in the Nov. 8 election, would require gun buyers to acquire a permit and to pass a background check before any sale or transfer of a gun. The law also prohibits . . .