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  • Oregon Cracks Down on Gun Rights in the Name of Suicide Prevention

    07/13/2017 4:20:31 PM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies
    reason.com ^ | 7/7/2017 | Christian Britschgi
    The Oregon legislature just passed a gun control measure that substantially weakens constitutional rights. Senate Bill 719 will allow a family member or a police officer to obtain a civil court order immediately stripping someone of the right to possess a firearm for up to a year, if a judge finds the person presents a danger to himself or others. The subject of the order has no right to contest it before it is issued. He can pursue an appeals process afterward, which is a bit like having the right to a jury trial after you've already been sent to...
  • Some Classrooms Ditch Santa Decorations

    12/01/2016 7:19:14 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 27 replies
    ABC ^ | 12/1/2016
    A school district in Oregon is joining many others around the country in a controversial decision to refrain from using religious-themed decorations during the holidays, including images like Santa Claus. KATU reports Santa Claus decorations are no longer welcome in Hillsboro Schools, outside Portland. The district sent this memo to staff: "You may still decorate your door or office if you like, but we ask that you be respectful and sensitive to the diverse perspectives and beliefs of our community and refrain from using religious-themed decorations or images like Santa Claus."
  • OR: Pistol Attack, AR 15 Rifle Defense, Justified

    11/18/2016 2:37:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 November, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    On October 12, at 8 p.m., a convicted felon ambushed a couple at their campsite near Butte Falls in Oregon.  The attacker, Dick Laurence Zoomer Daniels, had a history with the woman, Mariah Silviera.  There was a dispute about the ownership of a truck that was parked at the camp site. Daniels had been dropped off at the site by a different female friend. He set up a hide overlooking the site.  When the sheriff's department investigated, they found a scoped .243 bolt action rifle there. Fate intervened. The couple, Mariah Silveria and Shane Young, returned after dark.  Sunset...
  • Most of arrested Portland protesters didn't vote in Oregon (Weren't registered or didn't vote)

    11/15/2016 3:10:35 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    KGW.com ^ | 11/15/2016 | Kyle Iboshi
    PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 70 percent of the 112 protesters arrested in Portland last week didn’t vote in Oregon, according to state election records. The other approximately 30 percent did cast a ballot in Oregon or in another state. At least seventy-nine demonstrators either didn’t turn in a ballot or weren’t registered to vote in the state. Following Tuesday's presidential election of Donald Trump, thousands of people took to the streets in downtown Portland for five straight notes. The activity included at least one night that the police declared to be a riot, with more than $1 million in...
  • Portland anti-Trump rioters attack pregnant woman with a baseball bat

    11/11/2016 6:57:03 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 65 replies
    Published on Nov 11, 2016 A woman trying to make her way to the hospital for an emergency was attacked by Anti-Trump rioters in what may be the most shocking case of liberal fascism yet during this contentious political season.
  • Oregon Judge to Convicted Murderer: 'If I Could, I Would Take All the Guns in America'(WTH?)

    09/30/2016 7:45:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | Jeff Reynolds
    A Multnomah County, Oregon, judge had some pretty pointed things to say about who he thought was responsible for a murder, with the murderer standing before him awaiting sentencing. This being Oregon, you've probably guessed that the judge wasn't lecturing the murderer himself. That's right, he blamed the guns for the murder. I'll give you a moment to pick yourself up off the floor. Judge Kenneth Walker doesn't want you to think he's anti-gun, though. He's clearly read the United States Constitution. After all, when he finally finished his rant, he said, "But it is a right of people in...
  • OR:Mike Strickland Defends First Amendment Rights and Life with Second Amendment, is Thrown in Jail

    08/11/2016 10:12:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A year ago, Mike Strickland was beaten and ended in the hospital for several months.  His cameras were stolen, then returned with the drives wiped.  He has video of the attack, but the authorities refused to prosecute.  Recently, Mike was threatened by a mob of anarchists and Black Lives Matter activists again.  This time he protected himself.  Victoria Taft has written a well researched article, with video, that shows Mike Strickland defending himself from the mob in Portland.  The link has it all. From victoriataft.com: Mike Strickland was arrested and charged in Portland for pulling a gun at a...
  • OR: Misleading Headline of the Month: AP "Man who shot sleeping intruder"

    08/02/2016 7:11:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The above headline must be one of the most misleading that I have seen. It comes from AP itself. It is aided and abbetted by the AP leading sentence. From the washingtontimes.com: BEND, Ore. (AP) - The man who shot and killed another person asleep inside a Bend home in 2012 is asking a court to throw out a wrongful death lawsuit against him. The intruder was not sleeping.  He was actively fighting the couple that found him asleep in the homeowners house. There was an extensive investigation, and the shooting was ruled justified. The story is all over...
  • OR: Jason Rorex, Open Carrier, Stops Armed Robbery

    07/12/2016 10:12:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    An open carrier in Oregon stopped an armed robbery suspect who demanded money at knife point.  The story was covered by kezi.com, and has gone national. From kezi.com: He said he flashed his gun at the suspect who then put the knife in his pocket and walked away. "And then I was just relieved like Katie was ... that I had my pistol with me so that I knew he couldn't do anything at that point," added Rorex. He said his date then called the police. When officers arrived they arrested 29-year-old Adolfo Rodriguez of Eugene. Rodriguez is now...
  • Rancher on horseback lassoes would-be bike bandit in Walmart parking lot

    An attempted bicycle theft in a Walmart parking lot was foiled by a cattle rancher on horseback, who chased the thief down and lassoed him until the local police in southern Oregon could arrive. David Stepp said that he had been sitting in his car nearby when he saw the cowboy trotting across the parking lot on his horse after the thief, who was trying to escape on the stolen bicycle. When the thief dismounted and tried to flee on foot, Stepp watched as the cowboy lassoed him by the ankle. The thief then grabbed a tree and held on...
  • Oregon could be a swing state in 2016

    05/16/2016 5:18:26 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    statespoll.com ^ | May 16, 2016
    Oregon is generally considered as Blue State. Yes, still it is. But Oregon has a potential to be a swing state in 2016. 1. Party Affiliation (2014). Oregon Party Affiliation didn’t change much in last 2 years. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/27/state-party-registration_n_5399977.html Democrats 39% Republican 31% Independents 30% Considering 49% would be a winning numbers. If TRUMP gets 15% of the Democrats, 90% of the Republican, 55% of the Independent. 39%(DEM) X 12% + 31%(Rep) x 90% + 30%(Inde) x 55% = 49.08%. 2. Racial Demogrpahics. Voters Shares(considering Turnouts) in 2016, it would be White 89% | Hispanic 6.5% | Black 2% | Asian...
  • 2 Trump Rallies today:Omaha, NE @ 4pm CDT & Eugene, OR @ 7pm PDT

    05/06/2016 1:08:59 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 803 replies
    Today May 6th, 2016 Donald J. Trump for President Rally 'Make America Great Again' in OMAHA, NEBRASKA Werner Enterprises Hangar @ 4pm CDT. Omaha, Nebraska Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the...
  • Gun control: Stymied in 2016, Oregon Democrats vow to try again in 2017

    04/02/2016 12:40:57 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    Unable to pass new gun-control bills this year, months after the state's deadliest shooting, Oregon Democrats are diving into campaign season with promises to try again in 2017. House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson, D-Portland, wants to revive a measure that would limit default gun sales when background checks take longer than expected, after the bill earned tepid support and died in the Senate last month. Advisers for Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum huddled with advocates in separate meetings Thursday to hear about executive actions they might take without legislative approval. Brown, up for election this year, had...
  • LIVE call from Refuge -- FBI Seige Happening.

    02/10/2016 5:44:59 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 825 replies
    Youtube Live ^ | 2/10/15 | Gavin Sein
    It's happening now at live link in article. Can't make heads nor tails of it,lot of shouting going on.
  • Interview with Brandon Curtiss, President of the Idaho III% on the (current situation in Burns, OR)

    01/16/2016 11:04:33 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    Oath Keepers ^ | January 15, 2016 | Jason Van Tatenhove
    Jason Van Tatenhove of Oath Keepers had the opportunity to interview Brandon Curtiss, President of the Idaho III% regarding the history and current situation in Harney County, Oregon. Video at link.
  • Sheriff OK'd to void unconstitutional gun laws

    11/08/2015 5:29:00 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/7/2015 | unknown
    Nearly a month after a tragic mass shooting shook Umpqua Community College, a rural Oregon county roughly two hours west of the school passed a measure directing the sheriff to bypass state and federal gun laws if he judges them unconstitutional. Coos County residents smoothly approved the Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance Tuesday with more than 60 percent voting for its passage. The ordinance bars public employees from using county funds to enforce any laws the sheriff deems unconstitutional. It also prohibits enforcement of Oregon’s recent law requiring background checks on private gun transfers, including transactions between friends. County employees who...
  • Ceasefire Oregon Reveals Plan to Cut Gun Violence

    10/30/2015 9:39:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    ceasefireoregon.org ^ | 10/28/2015 | unknown
    Ceasefire Oregon and the Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation Release Recommendations to Reduce Gun Violence by Thirty to Fifty Percent in Five Years. The plan includes legislative and educational courses of action. The three overarching goals are to require higher standards for firearm ownership, enhance accountability of federally licensed firearms dealers and improve safety standards for firearms and firearm ownership. Details are available on our new webpage.
  • WATCH: Protester Explains Why He Brought His Gun to The Roseburg Moment

    10/11/2015 7:54:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/10/2015 | Lee Stranahan
    On Friday, anyone paying attention to the news got to see at least a hint of The Roseburg Moment. It doesn’t fit either the mainstream media nor Democrat establishment’s political narrative, so it didn’t get the full court press media coverage of an Occupy Wall Street or Black Lives Matter protest, but anyone concerned about the future of freedom in America should take note. The Roseburg Moment saw a community that had been devastated in the UCC Shooting by what the MSM now calls “gun violence,” and instead of kowtowing to President Obama’s call for gun control, the people rose...
  • Raymond Fryberg, Father of School Shooter, found Guilty of Illegal Firearms Possession

    10/04/2015 8:22:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Raymond Fryberg was found guilty of illegal possession of firearms by a jury in a federal trial.  The case serves as a warning for those who fail to contest domestic violence restraining orders.  The restraining order used to convict Fryberg was granted in 2002.  It was a permanent restraining order.  The order was requested by Fryberg's former girlfriend,  Jamie Gobin.  The two have a child in common. Originally, the restraining order was temporary.  There was a hearing to determine if the restraining order should be permanent.  Records show that Fryberg was served notice of the hearing, but he never...
  • Facing Long Odds, an Angered Obama Vows Another Try on Gun Regulation

    10/02/2015 8:15:56 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 68 replies
    National Journal ^ | October 2, 2015 | George E. Condon Jr.
    Amer­ic­ans saw an angry and frus­trated pres­id­ent Thursday even­ing, a pres­id­ent who has reached his break­ing point as yet more in­no­cent vic­tims of gun vi­ol­ence are coun­ted and yet more fu­ner­als are planned. For the 15th time in his ten­ure, Pres­id­ent Obama had to face the cam­er­as to some­how lead the na­tion in griev­ing the carnage left in the wake of a lone gun­man.