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2nd Oregon sheriff says
won´t enforce new gun laws

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/16/2013 12:44:41 PM

PRINEVILLE, Ore. -- Another Oregon sheriff says he would refuse to enforce any new federal gun law he believes is 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. The letter says politicians are attempting to exploit the deaths of innocent victims in the Connecticut school shooting by supporting laws that would harm law-abiding Americans.

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Another Sheriff that decides to follow the Constitution.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: envirodude, 1/16/2013 12:49:37 PM     (No. 9120172)

So you want to not enforce a federal rule. I amgonna tell you why your going to do it: Don´t, and you will lose federal funding. that is all

/in other words, the government will withhold their federal funding until you do

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/16/2013 12:56:42 PM     (No. 9120200)

With that logic, #1, Congress can immediately de-fund the Executive branch over Fast & Furious.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hotrod, 1/16/2013 1:17:21 PM     (No. 9120266)

I´ve got a feeling that a lot of sheriffs won´t be enforcing any unconstitutional gun laws. The nice thing is that sheriffs are elected by the citizens, so they are not easily pushed around like a hired cop.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 1/16/2013 1:34:59 PM     (No. 9120309)

I pray you are right, #3.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/16/2013 1:35:35 PM     (No. 9120312)

THIS is how you destroy tyrants..

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 1/16/2013 1:39:57 PM     (No. 9120322)

If funds are threatened to be withheld, the states and their citizens need to withhold the funds being sent to DC in the first place. It´s time for a major tax revolt. Threats to SS and the military, etc., are enough to precipitate that with vigor.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cranky, 1/16/2013 2:26:15 PM     (No. 9120419)

The Feds do not need taxes from states. Te Feds print the money by the trillions. The states can do the same vis a vis the confederacy. All it is Otis paper and ink, and soon to be electronic data.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/16/2013 3:40:32 PM     (No. 9120585)

And, #3, a lot of sheriffs are former military. They understand, respect and have sworn to protect the Constitution.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/16/2013 4:17:58 PM     (No. 9120643)

Isn´t protest the most noble form of patriotism according to PIAPS? Don´t ´Sanctuary Cities´ do this all the time cause there intentions are good and just? I don´ disagree with the sheriffs´ interpretation o f how they should perform their duties but we are getting to a point (thank goodness) where we the People no longer obey our dictators in DC. That is good but we need to do even more.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nodak, 1/16/2013 4:38:16 PM     (No. 9120681)

I my home county, the sheriff is also president of the local gun club.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/16/2013 4:45:33 PM     (No. 9120701)

And all this time I thought Oregon was just hippie overflow from California.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: judy, 1/16/2013 5:19:43 PM     (No. 9120775)

Oregon is a very liberal state....hmmmmm do you think DC will get the message...noooooo

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jkcinsalem, 1/16/2013 8:43:50 PM     (No. 9121182)

Who knew Oregon is the west-coast Texas!

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