Ballot Measure & Campaign Updates

The School Gun Safety Act – Initiative Petition 6

If passed, Oregon public schools would need to provide a gun safety class to six graders once a year. The class would cover events such as how to respond to an unsecured firearm, safe muzzle direction, and other basic safety measures.

The Common Firearms Act – Initiative Petition 8

A pro-gun initiative, Initiative Petition 8, has been filed for 2020. IP 8 would amend the Oregon Constitution to protect Oregonians’ right to own guns for self-defense and store guns in their homes in an operable state for self-defense.

Firearms Safety Education – Initiative Petition 11

This Initiative Petition would function in a similar way to The School Gun Safety Act if passed.

The Common Sense Gun Regulation Act of 2020 – Initiative Petition 16

This Initiative Petition was withdrawn, and refiled as The Common Sense Gun Regulation Act.

The Common Sense Gun Regulation Act – Initiative Petition 17

If passed, this Initiative Petition would define “assault weapon” and effectively ban most semiautomatic firearms. This is a second attempt at the failed Initiative Petition 43 in 2018, and will require 112,020 signatures to get on the ballot.