While four different lawsuits against Oregon's looming gun control scheme were iced out by a federal judge on Tuesday, a state court came through with an injunction.

Things went fast when it came to Oregon's controversial Measure 114, so here is the recap. 

On Tuesday morning, U.S. District Judge Karin Immergut-- a Trump appointee to the bench no less-- denied a request by the Oregon Firearms Federation and other pro-gun groups to delay implementation of the measure's "high-capacity" magazine ban, so that part of the law would go into effect Thursday. Immergut also granted a request from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to delay a "permit-to-purchase" mandate as the program doesn't even exist at this time. Rather than the two months requested by Rosenblum to kick the permission slip scheme down the road, Immergut agreed to 30 days. 

"Of course, it’s absurd to think this train wreck could be cleaned up and operational in 30 days. But that was apparently of no interest to the judge," noted OFF in a statement, after Immergut's decision. "Her order would lead to crushing firearm’s retailers, endangering anyone with a standard magazine, and outlawing the sale of most shotguns while turning most existing shotguns into contraband (because their tubular mags are 'capable' of holding more than 10 rounds.)"

Then, just three hours later, a state judge in Harney County temporarily enjoined enforcement of the entire measure-- the permit-to-purchase plan, the mag ban, everything. The injunction from Oregon Circuit Court Judge Robert Raschio, sitting in a county where voters rejected Measure 114 at the polls by a resounding 85 to 15 margin, came from a case backed by Gun Owners of America. 

"This is an exciting victory for our members in Oregon as the clock was winding down on securing relief from the onerous and unconstitutional requirements this law would have placed on current and future gun owners," said Erich Pratt, GOA’s Senior Vice President. "We look forward to continuing the fight."

And Rosenblum is spoiling for that fight. 

"What’s next? We will petition to the Oregon Supreme Court ASAP, seeking to align the result in our state courts with the federal court’s well-reasoned and thoughtful decision," said the AG on social media.

Barring the success of the Attorney General's efforts with the high court, Raschio's order bars the state from implementing any portion of the law until after a hearing is held next Tuesday. Regardless, it is clear the legal battles in the Beaver State over Measure 114 are just getting started.

Banner image: A Glock 19X, with its standard-capacity 19+1 magazine and two aftermarket 33+1 and 50+1 mags, all of which would be outlawed under Measure 114. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com)

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