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, JULY 12, 2019
Why These Defensive Uses of Firearms Should Disarm Second Amendment Skeptics

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019
Frank Miniter: To Reduce Gun Violence, We Need to Do These Things

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019
Walmart Will Stop Gun Sales In New Mexico Over Background Check Laws: Report

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019
Tampa Pastor Holds Suspected Intruder At Gunpoint Until Police Arrive

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019
Intruder With Machete Shot, Killed By Homeowner, Dekalb Police Say

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
Eight Democrat Presidential Hopefuls Who Plan to Come for Your Guns

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019
“There really are a lot of misconceptions about suppressors”: NRA says on gun silencers Northam aims to ban

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
Police say man shot as he breaks into neighbor’s home in southwest Spokane

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
Lawrence Keane: The Democrats really are coming for your guns

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
Suetterlein: Northam, unlike Kaine, politicizes a mass shooting


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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

FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018
NRA Files Comments in Support of Trump Administration’s Export Reform Effort

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018
Some Police Officials Betray Their Constituents on Right-to-Carry Reciprocity

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018
A Pro-Gun Majority in U.S. House Will Preserve American Freedom

FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018
Antigun Politicians Aim for America’s Most Popular Firearms With Expansive Ban

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018
What Is The 'Fix NICS' Bill Congress Keeps Talking About?

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018
Cutting the Data: Strong Interest in Suppressors Continued in 2017

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2018
What the Media Doesn’t Want You to Know: Enactment of National Reciprocity is Closer than Ever!

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017
The Washington Post Exposes Pelosi Lie on National Reciprocity

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017
Military Funding Bill Establishes Mandatory Program to Sell Historic Pistols to the Public

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
Concealed Carry Reciprocity Passes U.S. House of Representatives!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
Burlington Police Chief Puts New York Politicians Before Vermonters

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017
House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017
FACT CHECK: Rep. Thomas Massie Spreading Misinformation About Comprehensive Self-Defense Legislation Pending in Congress

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017
State Attorneys General Back National Reciprocity

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017
House Judiciary Committee Green Lights Reciprocity Bill

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Concealed Carry Reciprocity is on the Move: Your Lawmakers Need to Hear from You NOW!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
Muzzleloaders Now Targeted by “Giffords” Gun Prohibition Lobby

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Dianne Feinstein Wants to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Autos, Again!

Friday, November 3, 2017
Congress Needs to Hear from YOU on National Right to Carry!

Friday, October 27, 2017
Gun Banners Forward Ambitious Anti-Gun Agenda

Friday, October 20, 2017
Anti-Gun Congresswoman Introduces Magazine Ban, Aims Slippery Slope at the Gun on Your Hip

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
Your Help Is Urgently Needed to Ensure Congress Acts on Pro-gun Legislation!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Gun Control Lobby Seeks to Thwart SHARE Act with Hysteria, Fear Mongering

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Anti-Gun Politicians: Blocking Out The Facts About Suppressors

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Reuniting The United States With Reciprocity

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
House Committee Passes SHARE Act by Wide Margin

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
National Reciprocity Bill Nears Goal Line in the House but Needs Your Support to Reach the End Zone

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
NRA Applauds Reintroduction and Expansion of SHARE Act

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
Shocking News as Governor of Virgin Islands Orders National Guard to Seize Americans’ Firearms

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
Americans for Responsible Solutions Claims NFA Isn’t Burdensome



NRA-ILA Legal Update


 

STATE LEGISLATION UPDATES

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
Hawaii: Governor Ige Signs Anti-Gun Legislation

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
Virginia: Special Session Adjourned, Anti-Gunners Not Finished

FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019
California: Final Committee Hearings Prior to Summer Recess

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2019
California: Injunction Request to be Filed in Lawsuit Challenging California Ammo Law

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

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019
California: Lead Free Ammunition Required for All Hunting as of July 1

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019
South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Law Goes into Effect Today

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
California Special Alert: Anti-Gun Show Forces Suffer Second Defeat, This Time in Ventura

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
California: Legislative Update from this Week’s Hearings

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019
California: Ammunition Background Check Takes Effect July 1

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019
Washington: New Lead Regulations Would Target Shooting Ranges

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019
Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Moves to House

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019
New Hampshire: House to Vote on Bill Restricting Self-Defense

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019
California Reminder: NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar on June 26 Discussing Upcoming Ammunition Sales Restrictions

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019
New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019
Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
Oregon: Session Nears End, Senators Prevent a Quorum

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
California: NRA and CRPA Submit Opposition to DOJ’s Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for Firearm and Ammunition Transactions

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2019
California: CRPA and NRA Victory! Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Del Mar’s Attempt to Ban Gun Shows

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2019
New Jersey: Assembly and Senate to Vote on Smart Guns on Thursday

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019
California DOJ Proposes “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for All Firearm and Ammunition Transfers

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2019
Governor Abbott Signs Ten Pro-Second Amendment Bills into Law

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
California: Anti-Gun bills still moving forward and more scheduled to be heard next week

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
Nevada: Gov. Sisolak Signs Anti-Gun Bill

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
New Hampshire: House Concurs On Anti-Gun Bills

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
New Jersey: Assembly Committee Passes Gun Control Package

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019
Pennsylvania: Contact Your Senators in Support of Pro-Hunting Legislation

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019
Nevada: Deadline Tomorrow For Governor to Act on Anti-Gun Bill

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019
Vermont: Governor Phil Scott Vetoes Waiting Period Bill

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
Virginia: General Assembly to Convene July 9th for Special Session on Gun Control

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
Florida Alert! Governor DeSantis SIGNS HB-5 to Protect our Constitution

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
New Jersey: Assembly Judiciary Committee Begins Next Wave of Gun Control

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019
Vermont: Your Action Needed – Urge Governor to Veto Waiting Period Legislation

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019
Arizona: Legislature Adjourned Sine Die

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
Nevada: Legislature Adjourns, Continue to Contact the Governor!

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
New Hampshire: House Floor Votes On Anti-Gun Bills Possible Soon

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
Washington: Public Hearing on I-1639 Rifle Transfer Fee

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar Regarding Upcoming California Ammunition Background Check Requirements

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019
Rhode Island: Senate Will Consider 3D Gun Bill This Week

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019
Alabama: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die



OREGON & WASHINGTON NEWS


NRA-ILA Legal Update

OREGON UPDATES

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

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

 

2019 Collectors Display and Gun Show
Eugene, OR

 

Saturday - March 16th, 2019 - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - March 17th, 2019 - 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