In Oregon, dueling gets you barred from office. One lawmaker wants to change that.
Sen. Brian Boquist isn’t itching for an Alexander Hamilton-Aaron Burr style duel. He just wants to clean up the Oregon state constitution.
Oregon Lawmaker Advocates For Removing Ban On Political Duels
Oregon politicians aren't allowed to hold duels. It says so in the state constitution. But one state lawmaker Wednesday made his case for ending that ban.
How about both parties—consenting adults—sign a written contract with "hold harmless" provisions, indicating a mutual desire to engage in a historical re-enactment?
This would greatly elevate the level of public discourse.
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