Dundee may join others in adopting SASO

Dundee may join others in adopting SASO

Council expected to pass formation of a Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance at its Sept. 21 meeting PMG FILE PHOTO – The Dundee City Council is poised to follow the lead of the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners and other government bodies in the state in adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance. The Dundee City Council is poised to follow the lead of the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners and other government bodies in the state in adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance. Begun this summer at the behest of Mayor David Russ, consideration of the ordinance has experienced numerous starts and stops along the way. The language of the ordinance closely resembles that which was adopted by the Board of Commissioners and says that the city will not recognize, enforce or expend funds fostering any limitations on gun ownership adopted by the Legislature since February of this year. The language of the ordinance was drafted by the city’s legal counsel at the behest of Russ and councilors Tim Weaver, Patrick Kelly and David Ford. As drafted (and edited for brevity and clarity), the ordinance says “No agent, employee or official of the city of Dundee … while acting in their official capacity, shall knowingly and willingly, participate in any way in the enforcement of any extraterritorial act; utilize any assets, city funds or funds allocated by any entity to the city, in whole or in part, to engage in activity that aids in the enforcement or investigation related to […]

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