Why One Sheriff Won’t Enforce Oregon’s New Background-Check Law

| August 11, 2015

Why One Sheriff Won’t Enforce Oregon’s New Background-Check Law

Oregon’s new law requiring criminal and mental health background checks for private gun sales has just gone into effect. Background checks were already required for sales by licensed dealers or at gun shows.This hotly debated legislation does contain exemptions. For example, gun transfers among family members aren’t don’t require background checks, nor do temporary loans for hunting trapping, or target shooting. Still, some Oregon sheriffs say they won’t enforce the new law, including Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel.

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