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Oregonians will get to vote in November on measure bolstering gun safety

“A measure that would require a permit and safety training to buy a gun in Oregon will appear on the November ballot. If approved by voters in the fall, the measure would also ban high-capacity magazines, which hold more bullets than a regular firearm.

The Secretary of State’s website showed Monday that the measure exceeded the signatures needed by a margin of nearly 10,000.

In early May, the nearly all-volunteer effort, known as Initiative Petition 17, had less than a third of the signatures it needed. But that changed dramatically in the days after the shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.”

Read the full piece from Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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