Oregon Gun Ban Petition Meets MASS RESISTANCE
This article comes from the Gateway Pundit
by Brock Simmons
The Oregon gun confiscation ballot initiative, petition #43, has passed the first hurdle with the Oregon Secretary of State. After gathering 3400 signatures during the weekend of the “March For Our Lives” astroturf photo op “protests”, not even 1000 of the signatures were valid. In Oregon, 1000 “sponsorship” signatures are required for a proposed ballot initiative. They eventually got more signatures and turned them in on April 17th. After the signatures were verified, they were given a “draft ballot title”. In Oregon, during the “draft ballot title” phase, any elector (registered voter) can comment on the ballot title and argue for or against the title for a bevy of different reasons.
The Secretary Of State’s office reports that over 1000 comments were submitted contesting the title and the initiative itself. Anyone who submitted a comment has standing to appeal the title in the state Supreme Court. The comments are public record on the SOS website, and the .pdf document contains a whopping 1573 pages. The Secretary Of State says they never get more than a dozen comments about a ballot initiative, making this a historic turnout.