Dundee council tables adoption of SASO

Dundee council tables adoption of SASO

Councilor requests delay until a lawsuit against Yamhill County over its Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance makes its way through the courts. DREAMSTIME PHOTO – The Dundee City Council was on the precipice of adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance in October when word came that the Oregon Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against Yamhill and Harney counties, claiming their SASO ordinances were illegal and that the state has the last word on gun laws. The Dundee City Council was on the precipice of adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance in October when word came that the Oregon Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against Yamhill and Harney counties, claiming their SASO ordinances were illegal and that the state has the last word on gun laws. The development gave some Dundee councilors pause as the city’s ordinance closely mirrors the document adopted by the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners a month earlier. “(The) council did not take a vote,” City Manager Rob Daykin said. “Councilor (David) Ford, one of four councilors supporting the SASO, expressed his interest in seeing how the lawsuit initiated by the state attorney general against Yamhill County over their version of the SASO ends to determine whether the Dundee SASO should be amended or not.” The council chose to table adoption of the ordinance until the state lawsuit is settled, which could take months if not years to be resolved. “I did not favor tabling,” Russ said in an email last week. “We […]

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