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County Sidesteps Gun Law Proposal

Prosecutor Barry McHugh and Sheriff Ben Wolfinger listen as Neil Oliver, chairman of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee, asks Kootenai County commissioners to adopt an ordinance making the sheriff the final authority on constitutionality of federal gun laws. (Photo: Duane Rasmussen)

Question: How could McHugh and the GOP Central Committee make this blatantly unconstitutional proposal acceptable enough for the commissioners to pattern an ordinance after?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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