Oregon Sheriffs Claim Gun Control Unconstitutional

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Thu, January 17 2013 at 6:12 PM, Updated: Thu, January 17 2013 at 6:52 PM

Following the unveiling of new gun control measures- some executive orders and proposals made for congress, several Oregon Sheriff's called the presidents move a "knee-jerk reaction" even though many hadn't seen the literature themselves.That let loose online debate about the constitution and the Second Amendment with some calling the presidents action unconstitutional.

Many have suggested that the Government will take their guns away and that's not in any part of the presidents plan. Reinstating a new assault weapons back would only stop the sale and manufacture of certain types of guns and parts like the AR-15 and the standard 30 round ammunition magazine.

Below is a link to the White House Website:


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