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More Oregon sheriffs say they won't enforce new gun laws
KATU.com ^ | Jan 16, 2013 | AP

Posted on 01/17/2013 7:30:06 AM PST by thirst4truth

Edited on 01/17/2013 7:40:50 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) More Oregon sheriffs are joining the chorus saying they would refuse to enforce any new federal gun law they believe are unconstitutional.

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley said Tuesday he sent the same letter to Vice President Joe Biden that was sent Monday by Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agenda21; banglist; constitution; guncontrol; oregon; secondamendment; sheriffs

1 posted on 01/17/2013 7:30:11 AM PST by thirst4truth
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To: thirst4truth

Enough is enough.


2 posted on 01/17/2013 7:31:08 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: thirst4truth
Sheriff Hanlan is my Sheriff!! My teaparty group last year got him to agree to go to the Oathkeepers convention and we raised the money to send him there. The Sheriffs have complete and absolute authority in the county, no fed comes in without them knowing about it and allowing it or not.

Oregon may be coming around a little.

3 posted on 01/17/2013 7:33:09 AM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: thirst4truth
Whole lotta shruggin' goin' on!


4 posted on 01/17/2013 7:33:44 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: thirst4truth

The new gun laws will stand. We’ll find new sheriffs that will enforce.

“We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” - Barack Obama

Ammo purchase...check.
Thugs to use it...


5 posted on 01/17/2013 7:35:18 AM PST by PGalt
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To: thirst4truth

Don’t you know this is pissin’ ‘em off in Portland... :-)


6 posted on 01/17/2013 7:37:23 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: thirst4truth

I just read yesterday how the Police Chiefs in the big cities such as San Diego have attached their lips to Obama’s rear end and praised this Executive decision.


7 posted on 01/17/2013 7:39:17 AM PST by Venturer
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To: thirst4truth

Obama’s constituents in revolt?


8 posted on 01/17/2013 7:41:44 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: thirst4truth

Must be Eastern Oregon. The West has already fallen to Leftist anarchy.


9 posted on 01/17/2013 7:42:06 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: thirst4truth
"My teaparty group last year got him to agree to go to the Oathkeepers convention and we raised the money to send him there."

Excellent job! Hopefully he can influence the sheriffs in surrounding counties and keep the snowball rolling down hill...

10 posted on 01/17/2013 7:45:34 AM PST by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: fwdude
Must be Eastern Oregon. The West has already fallen to Leftist anarchy. Maybe the North West part, the South West (Jackson, Josephine and Douglas) are still solid.
11 posted on 01/17/2013 7:50:42 AM PST by CurlyDave
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To: thirst4truth

Is it just me, or has anyone else thought that there was nowhere near the “push-back” we’re seeing today back in 1994, when the first AWB was passed?

I guess it helps knowing that a) the original AWB did nothing to control crime, and b) the Obama Regime really wants to disarm the American public, at least the law abiding citizens.

Mark


12 posted on 01/17/2013 7:57:22 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: thirst4truth

In the liberal bastion of Oregon, no less. Perhaps there is hope!


13 posted on 01/17/2013 8:23:33 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: thirst4truth

Is Oregon controlled politically by Portland? I visited there last year and in the Bend area it was pretty conservative. How does it go so blue every election?


14 posted on 01/17/2013 8:24:43 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: thirst4truth

Heard an interview with our Sheriff Joe yesterday. He pretty much said that he was not planning to comply with un-constinutional gun grabbing laws either


15 posted on 01/17/2013 8:25:56 AM PST by clamper1797 (De-throne King Obozo)
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To: CSM

Yes. Portland controls the statewide elections due to population density. I live in Southern Oregon and this county is as conservative as it gets. I’m disappointed to see our county sheriff not on this list. But, to be fair, I think he was just sworn in a week or so ago.


16 posted on 01/17/2013 8:29:46 AM PST by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: Rio

Was just sworn in a week ago and he forgot what he said in the oath. Yesterday I asked a deputy about what our sheriff is going to do. I was told I would hear crickets.


17 posted on 01/17/2013 8:35:48 AM PST by Cold Heart
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To: CSM
Portland, Salem and Eugene decide the elections. If you looked at a county by county map the whole state is red except for the I5 corridor. My county is the next one south of Eugene who has written a letter, the first sheriff to get the ball rolling is NW of Eugene. There are a total of 6 sheriffs now that have signed on.

The Portland area is hopping mad right now, as is the governor and both houses, all D's.

18 posted on 01/17/2013 8:37:10 AM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: SgtHooper; CSM

Oregon is a funny state. Portland rules the state politically by population, but the Portland liberal fruitcakes have a very big libertarian streak. Other than Portland and a couple other liberal counties, Oregon is 2/3 rabidly libertarian leaning conservative geographically.

The shooting culture in Oregon is well established and encompasses all types. I shot matches with poneytailed birkenstock wearing smelly hippies (one kicked my butt everytime), liberal retired college engineering professors, and a former NASA engineer’s homeschooled sons (who were being recruited by every military service shooting team). The shooting culture here defies stereotypes.

It helps that the hunting in Oregon is fantastic.


19 posted on 01/17/2013 8:41:08 AM PST by Tailback
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To: Rio
The Madison County, Alabama sheriff said the same thing.

Nothing in violation of State Law or the 2nd Amendment will be enforced.

20 posted on 01/17/2013 8:43:11 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: thirst4truth

We need a mayor to come out and declare his city a ‘sanctuary city’ - one where these gun laws will not be honored/enforced/etc.


21 posted on 01/17/2013 8:43:34 AM PST by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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To: thirst4truth

“The Portland area is hopping mad right now, as is the governor and both houses, all D’s.”

Hopping mad, as in hopping mad about -what-?

What do you think the Oregon governor could do in response?

Jes’ wonderin’...


22 posted on 01/17/2013 9:16:14 AM PST by Road Glide
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To: thirst4truth

“There are a total of 6 sheriffs now that have signed on.”

Great news. Do you have a list of those 6? I’ve only seen three so far. I’m most interested in Deschutes County.


23 posted on 01/17/2013 9:19:30 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Tailback

Thanks for that feedback. Over the past few years, I had decided that OR was hard blue. But, recent news has chipped away at that notion, to my pleasant surprise. Yes, it seems that the big population centers are the ones that fark things up for the rest. But, it really does make sense as they usually are the sources of the takers.


24 posted on 01/17/2013 9:50:14 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: thirst4truth

Jackson Cty. Sheriff Mike Winters states he will follow the constitution, NOT Obama’s orders. Also, Josephine Cty, and Klamath Cty Sheriffs are on the people’s side. Over the border, Sheriff John Loppy of SIskiyou cty. is with us.


25 posted on 01/17/2013 10:35:11 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: thirst4truth; HiJinx; AZamericonnie

I wonder when Sheriff Joe of Maricopa Conty, Az is going to tell Obama to fly off.


26 posted on 01/17/2013 10:36:21 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: CSM
This is what I found so far in local news:

EUGENE — More sheriffs in Oregon say they oppose potential federal laws that could affect law-abiding gun owners.

The Eugene Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/UwWmun ) reports that sheriffs from Douglas, Grant and Crook counties have followed Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller's lead in telling Vice President Joe Biden in a letter that they wouldn't work with federal officials to enforce potential gun laws they consider unconstitutional.

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says he expects more of the 36 Oregon sheriffs to respond. Sheriffs such as Craig Zanni in Coos County and Mike Winters in Jackson County have made public statements backing Second Amendment rights but not written to Biden.

27 posted on 01/17/2013 1:19:06 PM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: SgtHooper; CSM

This is the pro 2nd Amendment rally at the state capitol today.

http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?p=3522871#post3522871


28 posted on 01/19/2013 7:42:53 PM PST by Tailback
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To: txrefugee; abcraghead; aimhigh; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; coffeebreak; ...
If you aren't on this ping list and are interested
in articles about Oregon, please FReepmail me.

29 posted on 01/19/2013 7:48:45 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: AuntB; thirst4truth

“Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett says he won’t enforce federal law ‘that will infringe’ on Second Amendment rights”

http://www.oregonlive.com/hillsboro/index.ssf/2013/01/washington_county_sheriff_pat_1.html


30 posted on 01/20/2013 12:17:26 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Old age and treachery always overcomes youth and skill.)
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To: thirst4truth

This is the same as the “sanctuary cities” where they refuse to enforce immigration laws.


31 posted on 01/20/2013 12:25:27 AM PST by Veggie Todd (That's some bad hat, Harry.)
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To: Tailback
Was that Elvis in the greytone camo?
32 posted on 01/20/2013 6:04:29 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (I will not comply.)
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To: fwdude
Must be Eastern Oregon. The West has already fallen to Leftist anarchy.

Linn county is in Western Oregon, in the I5 corridor and just south of Marion county (where Salem is). I might just retire there.

33 posted on 01/21/2013 5:30:33 AM PST by Max in Utah
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34 posted on 01/21/2013 5:33:24 AM PST by Max in Utah
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