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Oregon Capitol closed amid threats of militia violence after GOP Senators flee in protest of climate change bill
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: June 22, 2019 04:43PM
That's right friends, threats by loony-bird armed militias have close down a state capital.
In Trump's America. Good people on both sides.

Oregon Capitol closed amid threats of militia violence after GOP Senators flee in protest of climate change bill
[www.statesmanjournal.com]

Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a threat from militia groups that they said could have placed lawmakers and staff in danger.

In a statement, police officials said they have been "monitoring information throughout Friday that indicated the safety of legislators, staff and citizen visitors could be compromised if certain threatened behaviors were realized."

The Senate's plans to meet Sunday also are uncertain as the situation develops.

Militia groups, including the Three Percenters, had previously offered support to the 11 Republican senators who fled Salem to to deny Democrats the opportunity to pass a sweeping greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade bill. Gov. Kate Brown then authorized the Oregon State Police to find the absent senators and return them to the Capitol building.

Avoiding Senate floor sessions means Republicans can deny Democrats the quorum they need to do any business. Democrats are in the supermajority with 18 members, but they need two Republicans to reach a two-thirds quorum.

Members of those groups were among the people who posted on social media that they would be attending a protest Saturday at the Capitol during the Senate floor session.

Organizing happened via at least a pair of Facebook events where those who said they were coming called for occupying the Senate.
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Re: Oregon Capitol closed amid threats of militia violence after GOP Senators flee in protest of climate change bill
Posted by: Filliam H. Muffman
Date: June 23, 2019 10:31PM
If it weren't for Sweet Potato Saddam, I would be expecting the FBI to be almost gleefully using this as an opportunity to harvest photos and IP addresses of swivel-eyed militia members.



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