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Portland City Council unanimously approves 5 gun-control measures

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by keystir, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. keystir

    keystir Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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  2. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    Whoop-de-do, some do-nothing measures pass. Portland has an idiot for a mayor and idiots on the city council, what else is new. :p

    I'm sure our youth will be much safer now that people who aren't allowed to have guns will now be... uh... MORE not allowed to have guns.:rollingeyes:
     
  3. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    What a joke. So now he's going to waste thousands of dollars of Portland's budget defending ordinances he knows are illegal.
     
  4. BigCat

    BigCat Portland Member

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  5. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    Adams doesn't want to molest any kids that might shoot him for it.
     
  6. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Behold, the worst Mayor in the history of Portland!
     
  7. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    +1, I hate this guy.
     
  8. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The exclusion zones were already deemed unconstitutional when Portland tried it on the prostitutes. Why would these meat heads waste taxpayers dollars defending a law that has already been ruled on?

    The gang bangers don't care what laws are passed. They will do what they want anyway. These new laws are nothing more than a smoke screen to cover up the Mayor and City Council members failure to attack the root of the gun violence problem. No punishment for the kid starting out in crime. Shop lift, car theft, burglary. They just get a slap on the wrist. No deterrent to stop them from repeating their illegal actions. We are not doing them any favors, we are leading them down a road of criminal lifestyle.
     
  9. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    AMEN!!!
     
  10. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    What I find particularly amusing is that teens previously charged with a gun crime have a 7:00pm curfew.

    "OK son, You can go out on the prowl but be home before 7:00pm like uncle Sammy says or you'll be in big trouble mister!"

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  11. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    Really, even good kids sneak out the window at least once! Thanks uncle Sammy< I'll try and listen next time!
     
  12. ablaut

    ablaut Salem(ish), OR Member

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    And if there were no guns in Portland, this would've read:

    And if there were no knives in Portland, this would've read:

    Need I continue? Yes, there are bad people. No, legislating the murder weapon out of existence does not magically make them good people. Ugh.
     
  13. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    This is the most meaningless piece of "look I'm doing something" crap I have ever seen. Doesn't bother me, as a legal gun owner/carrier, but what the ****? Does this do anything? Pointless.
     
  14. JohnWayne

    JohnWayne USA Member

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    Not that it matters to me but.... what a clown. I'm glad I don't live in that town.
     
  15. sigman

    sigman Olympia, Wa Member

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    Well said GG.
     
  16. Benny503

    Benny503 Grants Pass Well-Known Member

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    Boy I am glad that I moved from Portland.... Anyone here still remember multnomah county tax awhile ago? That was the reason I moved to Hillsborito :)
     
  17. Correctthought

    Correctthought The big PDX and Vicinity Member

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    I think it would more likely read, evil assault knives, whose only purpose is to kill, and high capacity baseball bats, that should only be in the hands of professionally licensed ball players.

    :laugh:

    only half kidding.
     
  18. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    You betta recognize yo!

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    quizus Oregon New Member

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    Portland city Council have now found bad kids that are going to follow the law! HA!!!!!!!!:bluelaugh:
     
  20. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    The penalties do not deter the criminals from committing the crime.

    Laws do nothing to stop crimes.