A movement to have eastern Oregon be absorbed by more conservative Idaho is gaining traction as citizens are fed up with progressive laws.
The idea to relocate the border apparently has support from leaders in both states, Fox News reported Monday.
In a recent op-ed, former Oregon House Speaker Mark Simmons shared support for the Greater Idaho Movement, the idea to incorporate approximately 13 Oregon counties inside the borders of Idaho.
An image shows how Idaho would expand if the effort comes to fruition:
Under the ‘Greater Idaho' movement, nearly everything in Oregon east of the Cascades becomes part of Idaho – and House…
Posted by KATU News on Monday, February 20, 2023
Simmons lamented the fact the Oregon government has “marginalized our values and villainized our resource-based livelihoods.”
According to Simmons, the Oregon counties voted 75 percent…