Willamette Valley Arms Collectors Association
State of Oregon and National Gun News


  The Willamette Valley Arms Collectors Association (W.V.A.C.A.) Gun News section is a compilation of news stories from the NRA-ILA and various gun legislation news sources, listed here for your benefit. The NRA_ILA news links in this section are updated each week on Friday. For the most current daily news posting go to the legislation link listed below in the NRA-ILA National News section.


NRA-ILA: IN THE NATIONAL NEWS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
D.J. Spiker: Virginia's gun-control bills dangerous — this is how they fit into a nationwide effort

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Another One Bites the Dust

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Sen. Daines Introduces Bill to Update Federal Protections for Lawful Transport of Unloaded Guns

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Sorry Shannon, But Those “Random Civilians” Are What Are Known As NRA Members

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Virginia Senate Passes Three Gun Control Bills - Committee Advances a Fourth

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Virginia: Bill Filed to Eliminate Right-to-Carry Permit Reciprocity!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Petty Politics

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
Crime in Virginia is Falling – Governor Focuses on Making You a Felon

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
Virginia Gov. Northam Wants Millions in Tax Money to Ban Guns and Jail Gun Owners!

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
Bloomberg Dismisses Texas Hero, Insists It Wasn’t His “Job” to Have a Gun or Decide to Shoot

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
Forget Gun Free Zones, Virginia Gun Controllers Want Ammunition Free Zones

MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2019
Virginia Gov. Northam Wants to Ban Your Guns AND Make You Pay for It!

MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2019
Pennsylvania AG Targets Partially-Manufactured Receivers, Gun Owners

MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2019
Puerto Rico Enacts Pro-gun Overhaul of Firearms Laws

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019
Texas Gun Control Advocates Deride Actual Firearms Safety Efforts

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019
First Amendment Defends the Second

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019
Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit Holders Lose NICS Exemption for Private Transfers

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019
No Gov. Northam, Your Gun Ban is NOT Constitutional

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019
Myth busted: Campus carry never caused that increase in violence liberals predicted

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019
Virginia Gov. Northam Seeks Gun Registration as Down Payment on Gun Confiscation

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2019
Bloomberg Fumbles Facts, Laws in Gun-Control Policy Rollout

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
Member Spotlight: Meet the hunter who stands up to those who call her a ‘murderer'

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
Sorry, Not Sorry – Government Downplays Security Breach of “Buyback” Database

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
Pro-Gun Bill Introduced to Protect Lawful Gun Carriers from Federal-State Legal Trap

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
Crooked California: Bad Gun Control Laws Once Again Foster Official Corruption

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019
Massachusetts: Hearing on Bill to Mandate Doctors Push State’s Anti-Gun Agenda

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019
Woman Fatally Shoots Man who Violated Protective Order

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019
Bread man delivers heroics to foil armed robbery at Georgia fast-food restaurant

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019
Florida Man Guns Down Armed Robber Who Tried To Take His Jewelry: 'Don't Put An Ak-47 In My Face'

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Bloomberg Bought Virginia Legislators Introduce Confiscatory Gun Ban

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Joe Biden Wants to Ban 9mm Pistols

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Gun Confiscation: The Exit-Strategy for Failing Campaigns?

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Professor Elizabeth Warren Offers Class in Political Linguistics

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019
Member Spotlight: Meet an NRA Virginia mom who is telling voters to ‘watch out’ for Bloomberg’s tricks in 2020

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Sanders Burns the 2020 Democratic Primary Gun Control Agenda

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Trading Freedom for Safety

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Joe Biden and His Gift for Gaffes

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019
A New Candidate for Confiscator-in-Chief

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
Background check bill facing uphill battle in Ohio Senate

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
After Democratic legislative gains, Virginia governor vows new gun-control push

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
National Hearing Conservation Association Supports Suppressors

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Pregnant Florida Woman Kills Home Intruder with AR-15

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Member Spotlight: Benghazi Survivor Tig Tiegen Speaks Out Against Dems’ Gun Control Schemes

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
“Hypocrisy in Action: Gun Control Advocate Breaks Gun Laws While Teaching Gun Class”

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Bloomberg’s Gun Control Apparatus Lies to Virginia’s Firearm Owners in Election Mailing


Contributor: NRA-ILA

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For a list of current National News & Issues visit the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action

 


NRA-ILA Legal Update

FEDERAL LEGISLATION UPDATES

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019
Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019
Democrat Congressman Wants to Tax and Register Squirrel Guns

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
Federal Gun Control is on the Move! Tell Your Senators to Oppose H.R.8, S.42 and H.R. 1112!

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
Go Figure: Gun Controllers Use Fuzzy Math to Push an Agenda That Doesn’t Add Up

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
H.R. 8 Votes Reveal Dem House Leadership Values Illegal Aliens over Law-abiding Gun Owners

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
Gun Control to Be Heard on the Floor of the House of Representatives Next Week

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
The Truth about Gun Sales and H.R. 8

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019
H.R. 8 Markup: Liberal Democrats Markup Gun Control Legislation

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019
House to Move Forward with Ineffective Gun Control Proposals

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019
Scalise: Dems trying to 'silence' me on gun violence

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019
Keep Telling Your Members of Congress to Oppose “Universal” Background Check Bills

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019
Now With More Banning! Dianne Feinstein Introduces “Updated” Federal “Assault Weapons” Ban (S. 66)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019
Tell Your Members of Congress to Oppose “Universal” Background Check Bills



NRA-ILA Legal Update


 

STATE LEGISLATION UPDATES

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
Rhode Island: Huge Gun Owner Rally Rounds Out Week of Gun Bill Activity in Providence

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
New Hampshire: House Committee to Vote on Private Transfer Ban & Waiting Period Bills

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
Virginia: House Committee Rubber Stamps Bloomberg Agenda

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
Florida Alert! "Bill Galvano is Trying to Give Bloomberg his Moneys Worth"

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020
Washington: Mag Ban & Other Bills Heading to Senate Floor

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020
Virginia: House Committee Hearing Anti-Gun Bills Tomorrow

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020
Virginia: Senate Passes “Red Flag”, Committee Refuses to Punish Criminals

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020
Nebraska: Anti-Gun Lawmakers Readying Action on “Red Flag” Firearm Seizure Bill

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Alabama: Important Lifetime Carry Permit Legislation Introduced

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Washington: Senate Committee to Vote on Gun Ban & Other Bills

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Virginia: Senate Committee to Hear Round #2 of Anti-Gun Bills TODAY

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020
Virginia: "Red Flag" Gun Confiscation Vote Tomorrow in Senate

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020
California: Firearm & Ammo Tax Bill Returns

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020
Colorado: Hearing Scheduled for Pro-Gun Legislation

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020
New Mexico: 2020 Legislative Session Convenes Today

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Washington: Upcoming Hearings On Gun Bills This Week

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Florida Alert! Donald Trump, Jr. Blasts FL Republican Bill Galvano Over Taking Money from Bloomberg

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Hawaii: Gun Control Measures Introduced With More on the Way

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Georgia: Carry Permit Reciprocity Bill Introduced

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
State of Ignorance: California Pushes False Information to School Kids on the Second Amendment

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
Virginia Senate Passes Three Gun Control Bills - Committee Advances a Fourth

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020
Washington: Committee Hears Bill to Speed Up Background Checks

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020
North Carolina: Your Input Needed On Sunday Hunting

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020
Rhode Island: Join Fellow Gun Owners at a Pro-Gun Rally on January 23

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
Virginia: Senate Passes Three Anti-Gun Bills

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
California: Self-Defense Bill Fails to Pass Committee

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
Washington: Additional Hearing Scheduled on Gun Ban Bills

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
New Mexico: Anti-Gun Lawmakers Gearing up for Session by Pre-Filing Gun Control Bills

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
New Hampshire: Bill to Shut Down Shooting Ranges Set for Committee Hearing

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
Virginia: Senate Voting On Anti-Gun Bills Today!

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
West Virginia: Committee to Hear Important Preemption Bill Tomorrow

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
Anti-Gun Bill Pre-Filed in the Oregon Legislature

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
Alert! Florida REPUBLICAN Senators Vote for Massive Gun Control Bill

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
Washington: “Gun-Free Zone” Bill on Senate Floor

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
California: Fresno City Council to Discuss CCWs in City Hall

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Maryland: Gun Control Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearings in Both Chambers

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Minnesota: Hearing on Pro- and Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Virginia: Bill Filed to Eliminate Right-to-Carry Permit Reciprocity!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
Petty Politics

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
Kentucky: Join NRA for a Pro-Gun Rally on January 31

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
Governor Abbott Presents White Settlement Hero Jack Wilson With Texas’ Medal of Courage

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
Virginia: Senate Judiciary Committee* Passes Anti-Gun Bills

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
West Virginia: Bill Introduced to Strengthen Statewide Preemption

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
Gun Control Hearings Planned as Washington Legislature Convenes for the 2020 Legislative Session

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020
California: Self-Defense Bill to Be Heard in Committee on Tuesday, January 14

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020
Virginia: General Assembly Passes Capitol Gun Ban

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020
Missouri: Gun Bills Filed for 2020 Session

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
California Legislature Convenes for 2020 Session

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
Arizona: Draft Forest Plan for the Tonto National Forest Addresses both Recreational Shooting and Hunting

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
New Hampshire: 2020 Legislative Session to Convene with Firearm Seizure Bill



OREGON & WASHINGTON NEWS


NRA-ILA Legal Update

OREGON UPDATES

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019
Oregon: Initiative Filed to Restrict Self-Defense

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019
Oregon: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Anti-Gun Bill Defeated

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2019
Oregon Gun control measure expected back after miss this session

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Will Not Be Moving Forward

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019
Oregon: Attend NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops To Help Protect Your Rights

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019
Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019
Vermont: Your State Representative Needs to Hear From You Immediately!

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019
Texas: House Passes Two NRA-Backed Bills This Week

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019
Nevada: Firearm Modification Ban & Local Infringement Bill Scheduled For a Committee Vote Tomorrow

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019
Delaware: Multiple Gun Control Bills Introduced in the General Assembly

TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2019
Oregon: Committee Passes 45-Page Gun Control Package

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
Oregon: Language Released For Gun Control Bill, Additional Hearing Scheduled

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
Oregon: Comprehensive Anti-Gun Bill to Be Heard

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
Oregon: Rally to Defend the 2nd Against California-Style Infringements

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
Oregon: Magazine Ban & Gun-Free Zone Expansion Bills Introduced

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
Oregon: Gun Ban Introduced in the State Legislature

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Pre-Filed, Legislature to Convene Monday

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018
Read NRA's Brief on Initiative 1639 to Washington State's Supreme Court

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018
Oregon: Court Modifies Scheduling Order for Gun Ban Initiative

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018
Oregon: NRA Opposes Attempt to Fast-Track Gun Ban Initiative

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018
Oregon: Gun Ban Initiative Ballot Title Finalized

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018
Oregon: Another Initiative Filed to Restrict Your Right to Self-Defense

TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018
Oregon: Initiative would create firearm storage rules, make owners liable for harm

TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018
Oregon: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018
Oregon: House Committee Passes Bill Expanding Firearm Prohibitions

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
Oregon: Gov. Brown Announces New Anti-Gun Push for 2018

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
Oregon: Governor Signs Anti-Gun Bill into Law

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
Oregon: Update on Multiple Hunting Bills

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
Oregon: Anti-Hunting Organizations Attempt to Hijack Bill

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Assigned to Committee

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
Oregon: Bill to Expand Hunting Opportunities Passes Senate Committee

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
Oregon: State Amends “No Firearms” Policy for Employees

MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Passes Senate, Heads to House

MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
Oregon: Senate Committee to Consider Expanding Hunting Opportunities

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled in Committee

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
Oregon: Bill to Expand Youth Hunting Opportunities Passes Committee

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
Oregon: Another Bill Introduced to Infringe on Right to Self-Defense

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Oregon: Gov. Kate Brown backs new gun control measures

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
Oregon: Gov. Brown & Anti-Gun Legislators Back Bill to Infringe on Your Rights

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
Oregon: Legislative Session Convenes Next Week with Anti-Gun Bills Pre-Filed

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
Oregon: State Employees Left Defenseless by New “No Firearms” Policy

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
Pastor runs afoul of Oregon firearm transfer law during anti-gun stunt

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016
Oregon Legislature Adjourns 2016 Session

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Narrowly Passes House Vote

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Oregon: House Judiciary Committee Passed Legislation to Delay Your Second Amendment Rights

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016
Oregon: Two Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearings Next Week

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
Anti-Gun Bill Rears its Ugly Head Before Oregon’s 2016 Legislative Session Convenes

 


NRA-ILA Legal Update

WASHINGTON UPDATES

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Washington: Senate Committee to Vote on Gun Ban & Other Bills

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019
Washington: Tacoma to Repeat Seattle’s Mistakes with Proposed Gun Tax

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019
Washington: Gun Bills to Go Into Effect

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2019
Washington: Gov. Inslee Signs Anti-Gun Bills

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018
NRA Wins Lawsuit in Washington State, Prevents I-1639 From Appearing on Ballot

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018
Washington: NRA Files Legal Challenge Against Misleading Ballot Title for Gun Control Initiative

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018
Washington: Seattle to Consider Legislation to Make Firearms Unavailable for Self-Defense

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018
Washington: Anti-Gun Bill May be Amended

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018
Washington: Additional Gun-Control Bill Fails Deadline, Others Still Moving

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018
Washington: CPL Permit Confidentiality Bill Introduced

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018
Washington: Trigger Modification Ban Passes Committee

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018
Washington: Senate Law & Justice Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills Next Monday

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017
Washington: Attorney General Bob Ferguson Renews Gun Ban Push for 2018

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
Washington: Recreational Shooting Meeting for Tahuya State Forest

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
Washington: Gun Bills on the Move in Olympia

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
Washington: WDFW Creates Advisory Committee to Address Target Shooting Concerns in Central Washington

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Washington: Anti-Gun Legislation Could be Heard on the Floor Next Week

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Washington: One Anti-Gun Substitute Dies in Committee, Another is Headed to the House Floor

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Washington: Gun Control Proponents Attempting to Amend Gun Ban Bill

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Washington: Numerous Bills Moving Through Washington House Committee

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Washington: Lawmakers and Gov. Inslee push for more statewide gun measures

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
Washington: Due Process Violation Legislation Heard in House Committee

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017
Washington: House proposal would require semi-automatic owners obtain annual licenses, complete gun safety course

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Washington: Spokane Valley could become a Second Amendment sanctuary city under councilman’s proposal

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Washington: Anti-Gun AG Promises Firearm and Magazine Ban Legislation Next Year

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Washington: All Anti-Gun Bills Stall in the House Judiciary Committee

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
Washington: 2016 Legislative Session Convenes With Misguided Anti-Gun Legislation Introduced

 


 

Willamette Valley Arms Collectors Association

 

Spring Collectors Display and Gun Show
Eugene, OR

 

Saturday - March 21st, 2020 - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - March 22nd, 2020 - 9am to 3pm


At the
LANE COUNTY EVENT CENTER & FAIRGROUNDS
IN THE PERFORMANCE HALL BUILDING
FREE PARKING

For more information and table reservations
Call John at (541) 954-8460
wvacashow@outlook.com