Oregonians talk guns

Here are some of the folks I've had a chance to meet over the past several weeks while working on a series for The Oregonian. These gun stories have inspired more reader reaction than about any story I've ever worked on. Here's how we introduced the series.

Recent events have spurred a national conversation about guns, particularly in Oregon, where half of adults own firearms. Shortly after the Clackamas Town Center shooting on Dec. 11, we began talking to Oregonians about why guns are — or are not — a part of their lives.