Thousands attend the Defend the 2nd Rally, in response to firearm-related bills proposed in the Oregon Legislature, outside the Oregon State Capitol in 2019.

Corrections & Clarifications: This article was updated to correctly reflect the date the new measure goes into effect.

Oregon voters have narrowly passed Measure 114, a strict gun measure that requires individuals to obtain a permit before purchasing a gun, bans large-capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition and creates a statewide firearms database.

As of Wednesday, nearly 51% of Oregon voters had voted in favor of the measure while 49% voted against it.

Several sheriffs in Oregon have said they will not be enforcing the measure. In Linn County, Sheriff Michelle Duncan referred to Measure 114 as “poorly written.”

“I want to send a clear message to Linn County residents that the Linn County Sheriff’s Office is NOT going to be enforcing magazine capacity limits,” Duncan said in a statement posted on social media.



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