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Corvallis city council passes bill of rights resolution

From the open publishing newswire: Corvallis became the 90th local government to pass a resolution opposing the assaults on our Constitutional guarantees by the UPA, Homeland Security and post 9/11 Executive Orders.

The vote was last night (Monday, Apr 21), and it was 7-2. The Benton County Bill of Rights Defense Committee had a strong resolution written. Apparently the City Attorney wanted to weaken it. However, the resolution passed was very adequate.

Under provisions of the adopted resolution, the city manager will direct city employees to forward all requests from federal authorities such as subpoenas, court orders and warrants to the city manager's office, and the city manager will report on any such requests to the city council. [ Read More... | Hawaii First State to pass this ]?