Voters in eight Oregon counties have passed ballot measures that set the stage to create what supporters call “gun rights sanctuary” counties.
It started in 2013 when the commissioners of Wallowa County enacted a Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance, followed by Wheeler County in 2015.
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.
A measure to prevent the use of county resources to enforce certain restrictions on gun ownership and use was on the ballot for voters in Coos County, Oregon
Commissioner Boice read the Resolution, Commissioner Morgan motioned to approve the Resolution, Commissioner Freeman seconded, motion carried.
Standing up for the citizens of the city of Canby in Clackamas County, the City Council pass a Second Amendment Resolution.
In the Matter of a Resolution Supporting Second Amendment Rights the Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the resolution.
The board strongly supports the right of the people to keep and bear arms as stated in the Constitution