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Bad News: Another “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” Failure

Bad News: Another “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” Failure

Using the wrong strategy to defeat government infringements can often cause more damage than doing nothing at all. And this is exactly what has been happening in the so-called “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” movement. With the latest defeat coming in court in Yamhill, County Oregon.

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Now in Effect: Oregon Law Limits State Participation in Federal Police Militarization Programs

Now in Effect: Oregon Law Limits State Participation in Federal Police Militarization Programs

The new law bans state and local law enforcement agencies from receiving certain equipment from military surplus programs operated by the federal government. It also increases oversight and transparency for the acquisition of allowable equipment.

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Voters in Oregon Have the Opportunity to Create 10 “Gun Sanctuary” Counties

Voters in Oregon Have the Opportunity to Create 10 “Gun Sanctuary” Counties

Voters in 10 Oregon counties have the opportunity to create gun sanctuary counties on Nov. 6. Second Amendment Preservation Ordinances on the ballot in these 10 counties would require the sheriff to determine whether federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to firearms, firearms accessories or ammunition violate the U.S. or Oregon constitutions. Any […]

Activist Kicks Off Effort to End Enforcement of Gun Control in Oregon County

Activist Kicks Off Effort to End Enforcement of Gun Control in Oregon County

COQUILLE, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2018) – An activist in Oregon has taken the first step toward placing an initiative on the ballot that would end local enforcement of most state and federal gun control laws in the county. On Aug 14, Rob Taylor submitted a notice of prospective petition, formally beginning the process of placing an…

Oregon County Passes Ordinance Ending Enforcement of Some State and Federal Gun Control

Oregon County Passes Ordinance Ending Enforcement of Some State and Federal Gun Control

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (Aug. 1, 2018) – Last week, the Josephine County, Oregon, Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance that will end local enforcement of some state and federal gun control laws. Commissioner Simon Hare introduced the Josephine County Firearms Ordinance. The new law bars any county law enforcement agency from using public funds,…

Now in Effect: Oregon Law will Help Facilitate the Sale of Industrial Hemp Products

Now in Effect: Oregon Law will Help Facilitate the Sale of Industrial Hemp Products

SALEM, Ore. (Oct. 10, 2017) – Last Friday, an Oregon law went into effect that paves the way for the faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and will further nullify federal prohibition in effect. Sen. Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) introduced Senate Bill 1015 (SB1015) last March. The new law gives the Oregon Liquor Control Commission authority over…

Industrial Hemp Now Legal in Washington, But State Kowtows to Feds

Industrial Hemp Now Legal in Washington, But State Kowtows to Feds

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Aug. 15, 2017) – Last month, it became legal to grow industrial hemp in Washington, but due to state bureaucrats the industry will remain shackled by federal law. On July 23, House Bill 2064 (HB2064) went into effect. The law simply removed industrial hemp from the state’s controlled substances act. While marijuana is legal in…

New Oregon Law will Help Facilitate the Sale of Industrial Hemp Products

New Oregon Law will Help Facilitate the Sale of Industrial Hemp Products

SALEM, Ore. (June 30, 2017) – Yesterday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill into law that will pave the way for faster development of Oregon’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in effect. Sen. Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) introduced Senate Bill 1015 (SB1015) in March. The new law will give the Oregon Liquor Control Commission…