From Oregon to Mississippi, President Barack Obama’s proposed ban on new assault weapons and large-capacity magazines has struck a nerve among rural lawmen and lawmakers, many of whom vowed to ignore any restrictions — and even try to stop federal officials from enforcing gun policy in their jurisdictions.
The Seattle-based online retailer is kicking in $30,000 to start the gun buyback program announced Tuesday by Mayor Mike McGinn and other city leaders to reduce firearms in the community.
The Clackamas Town Center shopping mall reopened Friday, three days after a gunman killed two people and wounded a third amid a holiday crowd estimated at 10,000 people.
Two men were arrested after taking part in a photo shoot for breast cancer awareness that involved rifles and body armor.
National sales figures show a dramatic increase in the rate at which Americans are purchasing firearms.
A 3-year-old boy shot and killed himself with a gun he found in a car as a family made a stop early Wednesday at a gas station, police said.
Police made three arrests and seized a gun and sword from people who said they were on the way to Monday’s Occupy Portland action to shut down the port.
A Monroe, Ore. man shot himself in the foot with a rifle while trying to get a squirrel off of his leg.