JOSEPH — Wallowa County Sheriff Joel Fish is joining a growing number of sheriffs across Oregon who say they won’t enforce at least parts of the controversial gun-control Measure 114, which state voters narrowly approved in last week’s election.

“I cannot enforce laws that I believe to be unconstitutional, and we already have court decisions stating that this portion of the measure is unconstitutional,” Fish said in a statement emailed to the Chieftain.

— Josh Rindfleisch is a reporter for the Wallowa County Chieftain. Isabella Crowley, a reporter for the La Grande Observer, contributed to this story.

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