Oregon Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for Oregon Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact Oregon gun owners are subject to frequent change at the local, state, and federal level so it's wise to consult an attorney or your local law enforcement agency before making any final firearms-related decisions. Our official policy on shipping ammo to Oregon can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

Oregon State Constitution

"The people shall have the right to bear arms for the defence of themselves, and the State, but the Military shall be kept in strict subordination to the civil power[.]"

Other provisions relating to the power of the people over government:

"We declare that all men, when they form a social compact are equal in right: that all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness; and they have at all times a right to alter, reform, or abolish the government in such manner as they may think proper."

Oregon Gun Laws

Oregon Gun Laws Overview (Source: NRA-ILA)
Oregon Concealed Carry (CCW) Overview (Source: HandgunLaw.us)
Oregon Concealed Handgun License (Source: Oregon State Sheriff's Association)
Oregon Concealed Handgun Licensing Frequently Asked Questions (Source: Oregon State Sheriff's Association)

Oregon Hunting Rules & Regulations

Hunting in Oregon (Source: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Oregon Big Game Hunting Rules and Regulation (Source: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Oregon Game Bird Hunting Rules and Regulation (Source: eRegulations)
ODFW Online Licensing System (Source: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Oregon Hunter Education Programs (Source: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Oregon Shooting Ranges

ODFW State Shooting Ranges (Source: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's WhereToShoot.org)
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NRA.org)
All Shooting Ranges (Source: RangeListings.com)

Oregon Competitive Shooting Clubs & Matches

IDPA Clubs (Source: IDPA.com)
IDPA Matches (Source: IDPA.com)
USPSA Clubs (Source: USPSA.org)
USPSA Matches (Source: USPSA.org)
USA Shooting Clubs (Source: USAShooting.org)
USA Shooting Matches (Source: USAShooting.org)
4-H Shooting Sports State Contacts (Source: 4-HShootingSports.org)

Oregon NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

Oregon State Firearm & Hunting Associations

Oregon Gun Shows and FFLs

Oregon Gun & Knife Shows (Source: GunShows-USA.com)
Oregon Gun Shows (Source: GunShowTrader.com)
Oregon FFL Holders (Source: FFLGunDealers.net)
NICS Firearm Checks by State (Source: FBI.gov)
Oregon Mental Health Records Submitted to NICS (Source: FixNICS.org)

Oregon's Yearly Ranking in "Best Gun-Friendly States" by Guns & Ammo Magazine

Oregon Elected Public Officials

Congressional (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Gubernatorial (Source: VoteSmart.org)
State Legislature (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Statewide Officials (Source: VoteSmart.org)
NRA's Ranking of Oregon Public Officials (Source: NRA-PVF.org)

Oregon Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

Oregon State Checkbook (Source: Open The Books)
Oregon State Employees (Source: Open The Books)
Oregon Personal & Economic Freedom Ranking (Source: CATO Institute)
Oregon Civil Asset Forfeiture (aka "Policing For Profit") Ranking (Source: Institute for Justice)

Oregon State Business Tax Climate Rankings

Oregon State Business Tax Climate Rank (Source: Tax Foundation)
Taxes in Oregon (Source: Tax Foundation)