Concealed Carry Privacy Under Attack in Oregon


CCW under privacy attack in Oregon. Stacey Barchenger has contacted several sheriffs demanding “information about all people with concealed handgun licenses in Marion County, including all fields that are part of the CHL applications.” (Emphasis added.)

This particular demand makes it clear that Barchenger is seeking not only names, addresses, phone numbers and references, but also the social security numbers of any license holder who disclosed it.

In Barchenger's demand letter, she says “Please understand that we seek these records for the purposes of public interest, and we hope that the spirit of openness in Oregon government will prevail.”

However Barchenger has refused to disclose the reason for the demand, and while making her demands “in the spirit of openness,” doesn't even allow people to see the contents of her “twitter” page. Read more

Source: Oregon Firearms Federation

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