State of Safety releases poll results of Oregon parent and teacher attitudes on gun violence
Parents and teachers believe safe gun storage most effective policy in preventing gun violence in schools - September 13, 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. – Earlier today, State of Safety released results from a statewide poll of 1,000 parents and teachers on the topic of school safety and gun violence. State of Safety commissioned the poll to quantify the perceptions of gun violence among parents and teachers in Oregon. Oregon PTA provided assistance in conducting the poll…Read the full release here.
101 Seconds free documentary film screening and town hall Portland Sept. 16
Film depicts the debate concerning gun violence in Oregon following the Clackamas Town Center shooting - September 10, 2018
This film screening kick-off event in Portland will begin a two-month tour of Oregon, bringing the documentary film 101 Seconds to people across the state to increase awareness about the issue of safe gun storage and to have a dialogue with communities about their views on what we should do to reduce gun violence. The film portrays the debate concerning gun violence in Oregon following the Clackamas Town Center shooting in 2012…Read the full release here.
New gun safety nonprofit State of Safety launches in Oregon
The group seeks to address the epidemic of gun violence - August 23, 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. – Local residents announced today the formation of a new nonprofit group, State of Safety, dedicated to making Oregon safe from gun violence.
State of Safety is a nonpartisan organization working to reduce gun violence and promote gun safety for all Oregonians. The nonprofit will provide gun safety information and education of evidence-based data on what policies, regulations and laws work best to reduce gun violence and promote responsible gun ownership…Read the full release here.