More Guts Than a Government Mule
Good morning friends,
More than a few of you have been calling me to ask how I believe Senate Bill 941 will go. The invasive bill would require expanded background checks on firearms transfers.
I believe SB 941 will clear the Senate floor on the upcoming vote and then head for Rules Committee in the House. I believe that Representative Val Hoyle will give the bill a better hearing than it received in the Senate Judiciary Committee. But, after that hearing in House Rules, if all committee members are present, it will head to the House floor on a 5-4 party line vote. Once on the House floor, it gets interesting. But, I do believe that the Democrats will pass SB 941 with 31 votes with no help from a single Republican member.
I really hope I’m a lousy prophet and would absolutely LOVE to be wrong on this one.
Here’s how I could be wrong…and here’s how you can help.
In my opinion, there are five or six Democrats who could hold fast on the House floor. That would deny the Democrats the 31 that they need. Those Democrats are Reps McKeown, Boone, Witt, Barker, Hoyle and, perhaps, Komp. What would it take for any one of them to hold fast? As my old granddad used to say, “more guts than a government mule”.
Please contact those members by clicking on their names above to send an email. Tell them that you appreciate the courage it will take for them to stand against the pressure that will be exerted upon them by their party.
Thank you and rest assured that I will firmly stand against attacks on our Second Amendment.
House District 3
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address: 900 Court St NE, H-390, Salem, OR 97301