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Headlines from Oregon
  • Roseburg Oregon 16-year-old shot by fellow student at high school (2/24/2006)
  • Gresham Oregan 13-year-old girl accidentally shot (2/15/2006)
  • Locking firearms up and teaching children gun safety work hand in hand to reduce risks at home (9/29/2005)
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    Oregon Gun Laws
  • Quick summary from MSNBC, based on data from the NRA, HCI, and the ATF. Disclaimer.
  • More detailed information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
  • State Firearm Deaths

    In 2003, there were 15 firearm deaths of children and teens in Oregon, including 7 suicides and 0 accidents.
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    Oregon Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Ceasefire Oregon
       cforegon@teleport.com, 503-220-1669
    National Resource Center For Safe Schools
       503-275-9500
    Oregon PTA
       or_office@pta.org, 503-234-3928
    Oregonians Against Gun Violence
       503-657-6958
  • Other Local Resources
    Portland - Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC)
       Contact: Tom Guthrie, tomg@spiritone.com
  • To be added as a State or Local Resource, email us.


    Gun Lock Programs
    To find a gun lock program near you:

  • Contact the State Resources (above) about gun lock programs in Oregon.
  • See if Oregon or your city is participating in Project ChildSafe and where you can get your free Firearm Safety Kit.
  • View our listing of Gun Lock Programs In the News
  • Contact your local police department.


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