Statements about Guns

An average of nine children a day in the U.S. die of gunshot wounds.

"The government -- not the armed forces -- is stockpiling hundreds of millions of rounds of ammunition for domestic use."

The U.N. Arms Treaty "infringes upon our right to keep and bear arms."

Gun "marketplaces" on Facebook mean "ANYONE can broker a deal on a gun online, meet the seller in a parking lot somewhere, and walk away with a weapon."

Kip Kinkel and Clackamas Town Center shootings "both where citizen with gun stopped the crime"

"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."

Says "your Legislative Assembly was within one vote of enacting each of those bills into Oregon law."

"Even hunters are restricted from using large capacity magazines: there is a five cartridge limit for large game hunting, and three for bird hunting."

Oregon concealed gun applications include "home phone numbers, home address, Social Security numbers, what kinds of guns you have in the house … whether you were dishonorably discharged from the military, what controlled substances you are taking and  were you ever accused of -- accused, mind you -- of stalking."

The Republican Party raffled off an AR-15 assault rifle at the 2010 Oregon State Fair.

Four out of 10 homicides are committed by gun in this city.

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