“I want to send a clear message to Linn County residents that the Linn County Sheriff’s Office is NOT going to be enforcing magazine capacity limits,” the post reads. “This measure is poorly written and there is still a lot that needs to be sorted out regarding the permitting process, who has to do the training and what exactly does the training have to cover.”
Since the post was made, at least two more Oregon sheriffs have also vowed not to uphold the measure.
Union County Sheriff Cody Bowen posted to social media applauding and jumping on board with Duncan’s statement.
“As Union County Sheriff I agree 100% with Sheriff Duncan! This is an infringement on our constitutional rights and will not be enforced by my office,” his post reads. “This measure will only harm law abiding gun owners and result in wasted time with additional redundant background checks.”
Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe said in an interview that he also does not intend to enforce magazine capacity limits.
“That is just the way it’s going to be. We have already made that decision,” he said. “The supreme law of the land is a constitution of the United States, and I believe that this measure is totally contrary to the Constitution.”
— Christina Giardinelli in Some Oregon sheriffs vow not to enforce parts of gun control measure