Second Amendment Activists File Suit to Stop Mulntomah County’s Gun Control Law

Roxanne Ross

SHOOTING TO KILL A LAW: Roxanne Ross says she doesn’t believe Multnomah County’s gun-control ordinance should apply within the city of Gresham. “You have all these horrible instances of shootings—they happen in gun-free zones,” Ross says. – IMAGE: Anna Jaye Goellner

July 15th, 2013 By ANDREA DAMEWOOD | Willamette Week

A Gresham woman has filed suit to stop Multnomah County’s fledgling gun control law, saying county commissioners overstepped their bounds by making it apply to all cities in the county.

As WW first reported, Roxanne Ross and her lawyer, Bruce McCain, believe the county’s gun control laws—requiring residents to lock up guns near minors and prohibiting carrying a loaded weapon in public, among other things—violate state laws. They filed the lawsuit Friday in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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