BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., mentioned in Portland on Friday he’ll proceed to press for “common sense gun laws” to maintain youngsters secure and cut back the extent of gun-related violence within the wake of the most recent mass college capturing in Uvalde, Texas.
Earlier Friday, earlier than a information convention livestreamed on Fb, Wyden posted this message:
“As soon as once more, this week, one other group is pressured to bury youngsters who’ve died from mindless gun violence,” he wrote.
“We’re forcing mother and father to drop off their youngsters at college every morning, questioning if their group might be subsequent. We’re forcing our nation’s future to take a seat via lively shooter drills.
“Mass capturing after mass capturing, Senate Republicans provide empty ideas and prayers for useless youngsters whereas they proceed to money their checks from the NRA, profiting off of inaction.
“It is time for the Senate to vote on common sense gun laws so each American can see which senators are prioritizing their marketing campaign donations over the lives of youngsters,” Wyden concluded.
Medford gun-rights lawyer Shawn Kollie instructed NewsChannel 21 he helps having extra safety in colleges, just like what’s frequent in different protected locations as banks. However he mentioned the left has pushed to defund police when they need to be positioned in colleges to guard youngsters.
NewsChannel 21’s Kelsey McGee can have extra from Wyden’s information convention and from Kollie, who works to guard the rights of gun homeowners. Her report is arising on NewsChannel 21 at 5.