She testified for the "Amanda Collins Self Defense Act" (Or something like that- not an official name, but should have been)Jasonw560 wrote:Well, RPB claims to be a Violence Prevention Activist. Maybe the Violence Prevention Act?hirundo82 wrote:I think the obvious solution is we need to find a black or Hispanic lesbian who is confined to a wheelchair after being attacked while walking back to her car at night after class. I'd love to see the Democrats try to block that one.Hoi Polloi wrote:I agree with the thinking, but I don't think it hits the target. Go onto a college campus and ask around what they are passionate about and I don't think you'll hear "reducing crime." That's kinda an abstract idea for most, really. Protecting and helping victims (especially women, minorities, homosexuals, domestic partners, etc) will come up frequently, though. Two sides of the same coin, but they resonate with the latter far more than with the former. I think hirundo has hit the nail on the head.
Wasn't there a young lady who testified for this that actually was attacked?
The mother of the deceased girl did too
This is the same Nevada bill endorsed by the Nevada State Law Officers association or whatever it's called
nevada "Senate Bill 231"
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Official name of the almost forgotten bill is "the Nevada Campus Protection Act, "
passed Senate .... got forgotten ... but trying to revive interest in it
Major Nevada Law Enforcement Group Supports Campus Carry
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Recently, the Nevada State Law Enforcement Officer's Association (NSLEOA) has announced it support for Senate Bill 231, the Nevada Campus Protection Act. The NSLEOA sent an e-mail message to the Nevada Senate asking them to move this bill forward and indicated that should it be sent to the Assembly, they will lobby for its passage.