gun rights http://ijpr.org en Charge Overturned On Concealed Weapon At Campsite http://ijpr.org/post/charge-overturned-concealed-weapon-campsite <p>Persuaded by a man's argument that his campsite was his home, the Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed his conviction for illegally carrying a concealed weapon.</p><p>The Oregonian reports that the appeals court held that 66-year-old David Wolf was entitled to tell jurors at his trial that Oregon law makes an exception to carrying a concealed weapon without a permit if a person is in his or her place of residence.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:46:31 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 5493 at http://ijpr.org New Armed Citizen Patrol Forms In Josephine County http://ijpr.org/post/new-armed-citizen-patrol-forms-josephine-county <p>Another group has formed to provide armed citizen patrols in the rural outreaches of Josephine County, Oregon, where voters have consistently refused to raise their taxes to pay for sheriff's patrols as federal timber revenues have dried up.</p><p>The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports that the group patrolling the rural area east of Cave Junction brings to three the number of armed citizen groups filling the law enforcement gap in the county. Only two deputies are on the road in an area bigger than Rhode Island.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:21:56 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 3344 at http://ijpr.org