December 11, 2017
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2014 23:31)
NRA-PVF Endorses Walden in Oregon Republican Primary for 2nd Congressional DistrictSalem-News.com
Walden voted for H.R. 3590, “The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act,” a bill to promote America’s hunting heritage and positively impact sportsmen in Oregon and throughout the country.
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The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today announced it is endorsing Representative Greg Walden in the Republican primary in Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District.
Salem-News.com (Mar-13-2014 13:10)
Police Identify Man who Shot OfficerSalem-News.com
Portland Police Detectives have confirmed that the suspect was also the person involved in the associated reports of a suspicious van following kids.
The suspect who shot Portland Police Officer John Romero on March 12, 2014, has been identified as 49-year-old Kelly Vern Swoboda.
Salem-News.com (Mar-12-2014 22:56)
Police Officer Shot in SW PortlandSalem-News.com
A firearm was recovered near the subject and the investigation is ongoing.
Earlier today we reported that officers from Central Precinct and the Youth Services Division had taken reports of a suspicious male driving a van (see the earlier flash alert)in the area of Wilson High School. In response to these reports officers were providing extra patrol in the area.
Salem-News.com (Mar-12-2014 17:34)
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces 2 Arrests and Seizure of 400 FirearmsSalem-News.com
The arrests and seizures are the result of a investigation conducted by the California Attorney General’s Office that began in early 2014.
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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the seizure of over 400 firearms and the arrest of two individuals who allegedly trafficked illegal firearms.
Salem-News.com (Feb-20-2014 18:32)
Man Arrested After Attempt to Elude in SE SalemSalem-News.com
Troopers say they found a small amount of Hydrocodone and Oxycodone pills were also found in his clothing.
A 35-year old Salem man was arrested early Thursday morning on multiple charges after reportedly attempting to elude state police troopers in SE Salem.
Salem-News.com (Feb-11-2014 03:05)
Feds Take Aim at Decorated Combat Veteran`s Gun RightsTim King Salem-News.com
Like other Combat Vets, Pat Kirby has PTSD. The VA says he has to turn in his guns or face prison. This is not a misprint.
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Pat Kirby answered his country's call to arms during the Vietnam War, serving multiple tours, suffering injuries, watching friends die.
Salem-News.com (Jan-29-2014 21:21)
Mexico`s Armed Self-Defense Forces SurgeSalem-News.com
With the latest gains, the Tierra Caliente self-defense movement has upwards of 10,000 armed members deployed in more than 30 municipalities.
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Questions, contradictory narratives and, above all, calls for calm energize the daily coverage and debate over the armed self-defense phenomenon sweeping parts of Mexico.
Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2014 22:01)
Shameful: US Vets Have to Sue to Get Benefits... Going to Court in SoCalKatharine Russ Special to Salem-News.com
VA determinations are not made by mental health professionals or adjudicated in a Court of law, but rather by a benefit administrator- a policy that is quite different than the rest of the population whose cases must be adjudicated in a Court of law.
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RUSS REPORT - The United States Justice Foundation (USJF) has filed the first lawsuit of what promises to be a string of lawsuits in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against the US Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).
Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2014 13:12)
Keeping Firearms from the Mentally IllRalph E. Stone Salem-News.com
Once on any government "list," it is not always easy to get off. At the very least, the restoration of such individuals' right to buy or own firearms should come after a qualified clinician has determined the person is unlikely to relapse or become a danger to himself or others.
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The Obama administration announced January 3, 2014 executive actions intended to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.
Salem-News.com (Jan-24-2014 01:39)
Feds Are Spending Billions to Help States Avoid Privacy Laws to Ban Firearm OwnershipTim King Salem-News.com
New proposals would add mental health issues and minor drug convictions to the list of those blocked from buying or possessing guns.
Documents from the U.S. Government Accountability Office published in 2012, reveal that the federal government is spending billions of to help states avoid privacy laws and add Americans with mental health and minor drug convictions to the roles of people blocked from buying or possessing firearms.