SAF, FPC Sue to Block Oregon Measure 114, Hearing on Earlier Suit Scheduled for Friday
By Dan Zimmerman
Oregon’s narrowly-passed ballot measure 114 is full of blatantly unconstitutional mandates that infringe on Second Amendment rights. Never mind that the state hasn’t figured out how to implement things like gun owner licensing, what the mandated “safety course” will look like, or how to enforce 114’s ban on “high capacity” magazine sales and transfers.
As for the pre-purchases background checks Measure 114 mandates, not only does the state not have the manpower to process them, but applicants can be denied a permit to buy a gun if they are “reasonably likely to be a danger” to themselves or others, as a result of their mental or psychological state or a “past pattern of behavior.” There’s nothing vague and no possibility of subjective application of the law there, right?
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