standing room only in Harney County Judge Pete Runnels’ office during the Harney County Court meeting on April 10. The crowd gathered to discuss Ordinance 2019-86, Harney County’s Second Amendment preservation ordinance.
While the possibility of new gun control laws dominates national conversation, town councilors in a rural Morrow County community are rejoicing over the town’s recent passage of a Second Amendment sanctuary ordinance.
As reported by The Malheur Enterprise the city council unanimously voted to declare Nyssa a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.
Union County became one of eight counties in Oregon to pass a controversial Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance on Tuesday.
Umatilla County has already adopted a Second Amendment sanctuary resolution, along with 12 other counties in Oregon. They are Baker, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Linn, Union, Wallowa and Wheeler counties.
It started in 2013 when the commissioners of Wallowa County enacted a Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance, followed by Wheeler County in 2015.
Voters in eight Oregon counties have passed ballot measures that set the stage to create what supporters call “gun rights sanctuary” counties.
In the Matter of a Resolution Supporting Second Amendment Rights the Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the resolution.