May 21, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2752 Cleveland Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
This meeting is confirmed!
Easiest way to get there is to take the 2nd West Salem exit (Rosemont) and take a left on Edgewater and then a right on Eola. Continue on Eola and then right on Burley Hill then an immediate left on Polk, left on Eisenhower and then right on Cleveland -third house on left.
We will continue to have meetings here as long as we're able to or until grow bigger of course.
Also, we would like to get someone to come speak at our future meetings about any of the 4 pillars which are explained at Oath Keeper's site http://www.operationsleepinggiant.com/.
Please private message me ( http://www.facebook.com/jeff.w.ford ) if you have great knowledge in any of these areas and are willing to speak for about 15-20 minutes or more.
The 4 Pillars are:
1 - General Preparedness
2 - Physical Security
4 - Economic Security
2 - State Sovereignty
Oath Keepers is a non-partisan association of currently serving and retired military, reservists, National Guard, peace officers and veterans who swore an oath to support and defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. All Oath Keepers including active and retired first responders (policemen, firemen, etc.), citizen patriots, and the general public are welcome and highly encouraged to attend.
Please consider inviting other like-minded patriots to this meeting, including elected officials you may know. We look forward to seeing you there!
Important sections from our by-laws:
Section 8.01. Membership:
(a) Member: Membership is available to those individuals who are current serving or retired military, reserves, National Guard (including Air National Guard), and veterans; as well as current and former police and fire-fighters. Provided, that no person who has been convicted of treason or felony in any state or territory of the United States, or dishonorably discharged, unless restored to civil rights; and no person who has been adjudicated mentally incompetent, unless restored to legal capacity, shall be entitled to be a member.
(b) Associate Member: Associate Membership is available to those citizens who have not served in any capacity listed in subsection (a) above, who support our mission and take an oath to support and defend the Constitution. Provided, that no person who has been convicted of treason or felony in any state or territory of the United States, unless restored to civil rights; and no person who has been adjudicated mentally incompetent, unless restored to legal capacity, shall be entitled to be an Associate Member.
Section 8.02. Restrictions on Membership:
(a) No person who advocates, or has been or is a member, or associated with, any organization, formal or informal, that advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States or the violation of the Constitution thereof, shall be entitled to be a member or associate member.
(b) No person who advocates, or has been or is a member, or associated with, any organization, formal or informal, that advocates discrimination, violence, or hatred toward any person based upon their race, nationality, creed, or color, shall be entitled to be a member or associate member.
(c) Oath Keepers reserves the right in it’s sole discretion, to withhold, deny, or revoke the membership or associate membership of any person whom Oath Keepers determines will dilute, impair or disrupt Oath Keeper’s mission, dishonor, or in any manner bring ill repute to Oath Keepers.
Section 8.03. Disclaimer: Unless otherwise affirmatively stated by the member or officer, no statement, appearance, presentation, speech, or action, by said member, shall be taken, construed, or intended to be on behalf of the United States government, any branch of the military, or any other government entity, federal or state. The status as a current serving service-member of the armed forces of the United States, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement officer or fire-fighter, shall not be a determining factor in the selection or appointment as an Officer or Trustee of Oath Keepers.
Section 8.04. Code of Conduct. All members must understand that their actions not only reflect on Oath Keepers but on the entire military, law enforcement, fire fighters and first responder , former and current, community. We strive to maintain a positive image within our communities and states. All members are fully and solely accountable for their actions while members of Oath Keepers. All Oath Keepers Members and Associates shall possess and maintain high moral and ethical standards and uncompromised integrity for continued membership in Oath Keepers. All members are to conduct themselves in a courteous and lawful manner at all times. Members are expressly prohibited from fraternizing with known criminals, known or suspected criminal organizations and their members, associates or affiliates. Oath Keepers and its members are responsible to maintain the integrity and honor of this organization. Oath Keepers shall have a zero tolerance policy for actions that bring disrespect, dishonor or disrepute on Oath Keepers or the military, law enforcement, fire fighters and first responder community.
Section 8.05. Our Mission. Oath Keepers is a non-partisan association of currently serving military, reserves, National Guard, veterans, Peace Officers, and Fire Fighters who will fulfill the Oath we swore, with the support of like minded citizens who take an Oath to stand with us, to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic, so help us God. Our Oath is to the Constitution.
Section 8.06. Our Motto. “Not on our watch!”