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I'll do so -- this story in Oregon sheriff now saying that he will not enforce president Obama's new gun control recommendations and this turns out he's not alone out there at least ten.
States now stated they're considering.
Taking some sort of legislative action.
Against the federal government the -- spam the nation from -- all the way to South Carolina.
Many sheriffs are now calling for action like Linn County -- sheriff Tim -- Sheriff while I'm good to -- here today.
What it hasn't talked a little bit about your process -- in this thread you know when you started to hear about these executive orders coming down from the president.
You know what kind of action did you take what what what became your plan and -- back up your ability to carry that out.
Well -- -- first started was -- I had a lot of folks in the lac county estimates fell from a deputies.
You know what.
My position was on -- Kenya.
What they termed far reaching -- overreaching.
Gun control laws were established.
From the fans and -- my position known until -- deputies is that you know I didn't support anything.
That would infringe upon the constitutional rights or citizen.
And more and more questions came out.
As far as you know what my position was -- -- C really a lot of information -- and out of the Canadian it.
Vice President Biden was sitting on and so.
I just want and in reach out to my own a citizens in my -- -- know what my position was.
And while I was working on doing that I thought well you know -- he's -- chairman of the Canadian.
-- but it really see a lot of you know western shares.
-- on what we thought and specifically you know Pacific northwest -- and we're from here.
And sort of set -- sentinel editor in legislative know what my position was here -- anywhere again in.
Try to be as respectful as possible in the still keep an idea -- a point made.
And didn't really expect the the kitchen that it got figure and my guess and local.
-- Chad do you retail through our local newspaper in.
They would put it on our the copy of the letter that I wrote on our.
Sheriff's office FaceBook page and -- -- -- Is -- I am -- is like wildfire.
So we hear what was your understanding of your jurisdiction and you know sort of what you are.
Allowed to do under the law and what you are not beholden to in terms of these federal regulations.
Well you know not so sure it's what I said that how I said it in that letter.
You know we don't enforce federal law anyway.
And it's we're not particular not to required to do it now we're actually -- -- prohibited from -- in most cases.
And you know a good example is federal immigration law in were prohibited from enforcing that right now think it -- think is reasonable for anyone think Elena enforce.
Federal gun laws in -- -- -- I guess one question that you know for you would be.
If something were to happen in your community and it looked like one of these laws or changes might have prevented that person from having access to a to a firearm.
Well how -- -- that.
If it Syria.
Here we're just lincare a sheriff's office myself and I -- things we have position we're not enforce that the -- it's it's a federal law.
You know that comes out as a state -- -- and then we'll have to revisit that.
We won't enforce a federal regulations and federal laws and we're not required to there's a separation of powers and and we won't.
Sheriff thank you -- a lot of attention and a lot of folks get on board with you thank you sir.
You've been led me here thank you right.
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