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CNN’s Jake Tapper Joins the Witch Hunt: Attacks Oregon Sheriff

Left-of-center media outlets began attacking the local sheriff from the Oregon county where the recent mass shooting occurred almost immediately after the tragedy. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence jumped in, and now the full weight of CNN has joined the dog-pile attack. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin was first attacked for his pro-Second Amendment views, then the Brady campaign and CNN began attacking him for a Facebook post he allegedly made nearly three years ago. Yes, that means they targeted the sheriff and did opposition research on a leader currently handling a mass shooting in his county.

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WATCH: Roseburg Veteran Rejects Demand for Pro-Gun Sheriff to Resign

The anti-gun Brady Campaign called for Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin to resign over his unwavering support of the gun rights, even in the wake of last week’s Umpqua Community College shooting. Attacks from the liberal media against Hanlin began almost immediately.

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Brady Campaign Joins Media Attack on Oregon Sheriff

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence joined left-of-center media outlets in their effort to attack a local sheriff from the Oregon county where the recent mass shooting occurred. As Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin is dealing with the aftermath of the violence and helping his community, the Brady Campaign demanded his immediate resignation due to his opposition to gun control laws which were passed and signed into law in Oregon earlier this year.