“Oregon Republicans are on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill,” says headline.
“Send bachelors and come heavily armed,” one Republican state senator warned police.
Democratic Gov. Kate Brown authorized state police to find the lawmakers and bring them back. They are each being fined $500 for every day there aren’t enough senators for a vote. (So far, it’s been three days.) Oregon State Police said they are also coordinating with law enforcement agencies in nearby states to find the Republicans.
See entire article b Umair Irfan 21 Jun 2019:
Thanks to Laurel for this link
“Well isn’t it nice to see “democracy” at work….minority party using armed police to force a majority to vote the way they want,” says Laurel.”Hmm? Whats wrong with that picture???”