By Taxpayers Association of Oregon
Last week a few similar news items made the headlines involving citizens fighting back.
In Portland, salon owner Mahriah Zimmerman, got involved with an counter involving a man trying to rape a woman just outside her business. She maced him, chased him and detained him. Her powerful story was featured on Facebook.
Also, last week, this video went viral of a man trying to stop a blatant thief stealing from a Target in California.
Target employee tries to stop a man from stealing jeans and other items. This is at Colma Target! When will elected officials enforce the law and punish criminals? Enough is enough! @KevinKileyCA pic.twitter.com/ND7uM1bENj
— Asian Crime Report (@activeasian) April 5, 2022
Here is a recent story of a Portland man who is recovering stolen vehicles in his spare time. One encounter involved drawn guns.
Also, last week it was reported than in Philadelphia, Concealed & Carry applications were up 600%.