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Politics Oregon House Committee takes up gun control proposal Oregon House Committee takes up gun control proposal (Photo Gallery)
Oregon House legislators held a rare marathon public hearing Wednesday on a bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all private gun transfers. The proposal that has sped through the Legislature in the wake of an election that helped Democrats up their majorities in both chambers.