Oregon Sheriff Opposed White House on Gun Control

Oregon SheriffWell, what does the Oregon Sheriff have to say for himself? He just had to fight the black Potus on gun control.

Mother Jones: As the sheriff in Douglas County, Oregon, John Hanlin was front and center following Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College, which left at least 13 people dead and 20 others wounded.

Two years ago, Hanlin was one of hundreds of sheriffs around the country to vow to stand against new gun control legislation. In a January 15, 2013, letter to Vice President Joe Biden, he wrote, “Gun control is NOT the answer to preventing heinous crimes like school shootings.”

Oregon Sheriff letter to Joe Biden

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26 Responses to Oregon Sheriff Opposed White House on Gun Control

  1. rikyrah says:

    The internet is forever, mofo.

    Propane Jane @docrocktex26
    Lead Sheriff in Oregon Massacre Investigation Wiped His Sandy Hook Conspiracy, Pro-Gun Posts From Facebook http://gawker.com/lead-sheriff-in-oregon-massacre-investigation-wiped-his-1734344410 … CYA.

  2. sunshine616 says:

    Something seems very odd about how the law enforcement is treating this. They are straight pushing their own agenda and local le is making sure the narrative they want out there is the only one. Something feels very off about this. I can not put my finger on it. The push to normalize this violence is on. Gun rights mean more to all of these people than the right to life. This town is pushing the hate Obama agenda, protect our guns, everyone look the other way. Guns are God!

    • rikyrah says:

      I don’t find it odd. I find it revealing NO more hiding. this is who they always were.

      • sunshine616 says:

        Damn, you are so right!!! It’s so funny how stand your ground laws, yeah laws, were laws the nra could get behind, right??? Funny how more laws are needed to protect the gun owners but not the ones suffering from the guns….the hypocrisy is outstanding!!

  3. rikyrah says:

    not surprised at all.


    Report: Oregon Shooter Had White Supremacist Leanings
    Published OCTOBER 2, 2015, 12:57 PM EDT

    The 26-year-old gunman who massacred at least nine people Thursday at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College reportedly had white supremacist leanings.

    The Los Angeles Times reported Friday, based on information from an anonymous federal law enforcement source familiar with the investigation, that the shooter was obsessed with guns and religion and had white supremacist leanings.

    Douglas County, Oregon Sheriff John Hanlin said Thursday that he would not glorify the gunman by releasing his name and urged the media to follow his example. But the Times and other news outlets, including The Associated Press, have identified the gunman as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer based on information from anonymous federal law enforcement sources and government officials.

    The gunman also reportedly used an email address that invoked a symbol with connections to neo-Nazis and white supremacist groups. The Guardian found via a public records search that the email address “ironcross45@gmail.com” was associated with a Chris Harper Mercer of Winchester, Oregon. The Anti-Defamation League notes that those groups adopted the Iron Cross, a German military medal, as a hate symbol by superimposing a swastika on the traditional medal.


  4. rikyrah says:

    Josh Marshall ✔ @joshtpm
    Report: Oregon Shooter Had White Supremacist Leanings @TPM http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/report-chris-harper-mercer-white-supremacist

  5. rikyrah says:

    two words
    By Liberal Librarian

    Fuck you.

    Those are my two words.

    Fuck you to gun fetishists who think that their “right” to own an arsenal trump my right to make it through the day without being shot dead.

    Fuck you to Second Amendment absolutists who claim that any common sense restrictions on guns are a blow to liberty.

    Fuck you to those who reread that same Second Amendment. Want to read it? Here it is.

    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

    The “right to bear arms”, in the plain meaning of the text, is a corollary to the necessity of a militia. The last time I checked, people aren’t exactly being called up to join volunteer brigades.

    Fuck you, also, to those who completely misread that Second Amendment and say that guns are necessary to fight tyranny. I had a “friend” once who made that argument. We are no longer friends. Yes, big bad man, you think you’re going to go up against the world’s strongest military. You think tyranny is just around the corner. What you’re doing is enabling tens of thousands of deaths across the country, senseless, lives snuffed out for no reason than your own paranoid fantasies.


  6. Liza says:

    Guns and hate are a lethal combination.


  7. Names of the victims of the Oregon shooting will not be released until tomorrow.

  8. The President Delivers a Statement on the Shooting in Oregon

  9. County Sheriff John Hanlin testifying against universal background checks.

  10. 13 people dead and 20 others wounded.

    Gun grabbers should shove it, right Sheriff Hanlin? Tell it to the parents of the dead children.

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