City of Portland lobbyists will be back before the Oregon Legislature next month to press for gun regulation reform to require universal background checks for nearly all weapons sales. In a story in today’s Oregonian, Portland officials have declared gun violence a major threat to public health and safety in the city and must be dealt with. They also acknowledge that mental health services must be taken more seriously in this country in order to reduce gun violence nationwide.
Here’s more in the Oregonian. Click here.