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Effort to repeal new Oregon gun law fails

An effort to repeal a new Oregon law that enables a court to order confiscation of a gun belonging to a person deemed at risk of suicide or hurting others has failed, its organizers said Thursday, after they failed to get enough signatures to place it on the ballot.

D.C. officials won’t appeal ruling against strict gun law

District of Columbia officials said Thursday they won’t appeal a court ruling striking down a portion of the city’s gun laws, a decision that means it will soon be easier for gun owners to get concealed carry permits in the nation’s capital.

Attorney general calls for ban of assault weapons

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is seeking legislation to ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, saying such weapons are designed for killing people and have no place in civilian use.