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IREHR in Central Oregon Daily: “Deschutes Co. Sheriff accepts invite to speak to controversial group” – January 13, 2022

By January 13, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

Chuck Tanner, research director of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights was quoted in the Central Oregon Daily.

“This isn’t the Rotary,” said Chuck Tanner, “It’s a far-right group that has an insurrectionist vision.”

The Central Oregon Daily News writes, “But Tanner told Central Oregon Daily News a county sheriff sitting down with People’s Rights “lends legitimacy to a group that should have none.”

He said groups like People’s Rights are known to bring in law enforcement for speaking engagements in an effort to recruit them into the movement and “intervene to enforce their distorted view of the Constitution.””

“I don’t think any respectable law enforcement should be anywhere near these groups,” he said.

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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