I went to the Portland City Council meeting tonight to talk about their ordinances banning carrying at night, registering sales of handguns, and registration requirements for gun dealers. These ordinances are in violation of State Preemption.
I spoke during the Public Comment Session. I didn't want it to be on the agenda because honestly I didn't want to make this a big issue considering the ordinances are unenforceable anyway and so far have not been enforced. It is a simple matter of repealing those ordinances. The mayor thanked me for bringing the matter to their attention and the Corporation Council (City Attorney) took copies of the ordinances that are in violation. I imagine a repeal of these ordinances to be on an upcoming agenda so that the city can get into compliance with State Law.
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