Several counties in eastern Oregon have mounted an initiative to move the state's border, making them part of the neighboring state of Idaho.
Citing a very different culture, citizens in the more rural eastern counties of Oregon said that the laws passed in the progressive urban center of Portland have been at best unhelpful to their families and their way of life — and their solution, it seems, is to flip several of the more conservative counties into Idaho, moving the state's border.
Fox News correspondent William La Jeunesse explained the initiative during a Tuesday morning segment of "America's Newsroom."
"They live in the same state but different worlds with conservatives in rural Oregon wanting a divorce from the liberals in Portland. Make part of it Idaho," La Jeunesse explained, noting that those in favor of the move had taken a smart tack by going from county to county rather than attempting a statewide initiative.