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Safety on the U of O Campus

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by ZachS, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    I just got this email from the administration...

    Unfortunately, we still have no right to protect ourselves...
     
  2. ORBrit

    ORBrit Eugene Member

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    Is my wife the only U of O student who carries despite their rules?
     
  3. twoclones

    twoclones Tri-Cities, WA Well-Known Member

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    Three students were harassed by two boys on bicycles? In the '70s the students would have kicked their butts!
     
  4. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Criminals everywhere cower at the thought of their victims carrying a charged cell phone!

    (my eyes are about to roll out of my head)

    Watch yourself out there ZachS
     
  5. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    Why don't you keep that in mind next time you're staring down the barrel of a gun?

    I've had guns drawn on me twice. Once in Denver (misunderstanding with Lakewood, CO police, don't ask) and the other was on the campus of Oregon State University. Don't tell me that criminals don't know that everyone on campuses are unarmed. I guess until more people get shot in gun-free zones, politicians will continue to ignore the problem...
     
  6. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    Eh, Eugene/Springfield's tweaked-out hordes are usually run off campus very quickly by security. And even though I don't look like a bouncer or anything, I'm definitely the kind of guy that the average hooligan will pass over for an easier target - especially in such a target-rich environment.
     
  7. twoclones

    twoclones Tri-Cities, WA Well-Known Member

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    When that happens to me in the '70s, I will take your advice.
     
  8. WhyteCheddar

    WhyteCheddar East of Moscow by the Willamette Well-Known Member

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    I sometimes refer to my S&W MP .40c as a 'man made barrier'. :cool:
     
  9. EUGENE the REALTOR

    EUGENE the REALTOR Portland Metro Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    :laugh:
     
  10. husker

    husker portland Active Member

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    7. Walk with confidence and assertion, wearing comfortable clothes so you can run if necessary.

    I guess if you had cc that would give you some confidence.
    How can you out run a bullet?
     
  11. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    LMAO!!! :bluelaugh: :bluelaugh: :bluelaugh: :bluelaugh: :bluelaugh: :bluelaugh:
     
  12. matt_w

    matt_w Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    People follow the no CC rule? I carry all the time to a certain Portland area public college. As long as no one sees it, who cares?
     
  13. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    What advise did I give you? I simply implied that its much easier to say we'd handle things one way until the situation arises and we're forced to confront it.
     
  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Easy Brother, he was just being irreverently funny. :thumbup:
     
  15. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean you don't have any rights to protect yourself ZachS? You have the right to go and get a permit and conceal carry (assuming your are not a criminal and are not a nut case lol). It is not illegal unless you get caught my friend lol if no one cares about you and you don't care if you live or die then don't carry....... wait to see if it's a nice bad guy or hope a cop or something comes by......... maybe someone licensed to carry concealed firearm, who is packing a firearm..... who is willing to save you hahahahahah or be steven seagal lol
     
  16. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    Unfortunately, my future career could be at stake if I were to get caught.

    I'm a law student, and although I doubt the state bar association would deny my application to practice for a matter like this, it certainly could.
     
  17. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    How many dead people have passed the state bar?
     
  18. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    Considering that a few hundred thousand students have passed through the U of O campus over the years without being murdered, I'm willing to take my chances and abide by the school's rules - even though they may run afoul of the law.
     
  19. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    Not offended, I just didn't understand his responses???:huh: Doesn't really matter...
     
  20. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    well get some pepper spray or a stun gun........ I believe that in oregon you can conceal carry a tazer but i believe you need to be tazed and get licensed..... but in a gun fight your gonna have problems lol but good luck.......... maybe martial arts..... :huh: