The vote for the National Park carry amendment to the Credit Card act is through. It is widely known as the 'Coburn' amendment as Senator Coburn (R-OK) introduced it. It passed the senate 67-29-3, and the House 279-147-7. So barring all the credit card companies deciding to convert to non-profits or charities in the next 48 hours, it's a done deal when it hits the O-meister's desk. So how did our PNW legislators do on this issue in regards to standing up for constitutional rights and gun rights? Pretty badly, actually. Washington was abysmal - right up there with CA, MA, IL, NY, and MA in percentage against it. Oregon was better, thanks largely to it's senators both going for it. In the house, OR was fairly apathetic, too. Here's the actual votes: Note this is for just the amendment, not the bill overall. This is a straight vote on whether these folks think citizens can be allowed to carry concealed weapons. Nothing more, nothing less: In the house: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h2009-277 In the Senate: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=s2009-188 In the Senate, both OR senators voted For. Both WA senators voted AGAINST. In the House, here's the summary: Oregon: Nay OR-1 Wu, David [D] Yea OR-2 Walden, Greg [R] Nay OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D] Yea OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D] Yea OR-5 Schrader, Kurt [D] Washington: Nay WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D] Nay WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D] Nay WA-3 Baird, Brian [D] Yea WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R] Yea WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R] Nay WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D] Nay WA-7 McDermott, James [D] Yea WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R] Yea WA-9 Smith, Adam [D] When they come at you next year for money for their mid-term campaigns, don't forget this.