Oregon senator wounded in gun accident
MEDFORD, Ore. -- An Oregon state senator has been hospitalized with an accidental gunshot wound in the knee.
The Medford Mail Tribune reports that Republican Jason Atkinson, 37, was hit while repairing a friend's bicycle Tuesday. KGW Link
What is Jason's position on gun control via Project Vote Smart:
2004 Based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionnaire sent to all state legislative candidates in 2004, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund assigned Senator Atkinson a grade of A+ (with grades ranging from a high of A+ to a low of F).
1999 Senator Atkinson supported the interests of the Oregonians Against Gun Violence 0 percent in 1999.
1998 Based on a questionnaire and the votes that National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund considered to be the most important in 1998, they have assigned Senator Atkinson a grade of A (with grades ranging from a high of A+ to a low of F-).
BlueOregon has the story with some interesting comments.