Skip to comments.Campus bans guns, tells people to nod at attackers
Posted on 06/06/2013 7:14:14 PM PDT by servo1969
In lieu of guns, people who find themselves in dangerous situations at or near the University of Arkansas should defend themselves by glancing and nodding, said a university safety expert.
Earlier this year, the Arkansas legislature approved a concealed carry law, but gave school administrators permission to override the law and ban guns on campuses. Most Arkansas universities, including the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University, opted to prohibit concealed carry, according to The College Fix.
But disarmed faculty and staff members are vulnerable to attack when traveling to and from campus, according to a chain of emails sent between UA staff members, one of whom was assaulted by three teenagers on his way to class.
I had not gone very far before I was attacked from behind by two of them and received a number of blows to the back of my head, wrote the faculty member, a UA professor of biology, in an e-mail. Given the proximity to this campus and the fact that a number of our students, faculty and staff walk through this very same area on both a daily and nightly basis I felt it prudent to share this info with you and to advise you to be on your guard while in the vicinity.
Another faculty remember responded to the email saying that a student had been attacked in the same area.
Sharon Houlette, a detective with the UA Department of Public Safety, responded to the thread with advice for avoiding being attacked, which included a suggestion to glance or nod at possible attackers.
A glance or a nod will help you show anyone who might think that you are not paying attention, and you are aware of their presence, she wrote.
She also suggested parking on campus and using the trolley system, and offered to host a crime prevention workshop.
But Nic Horton, editor of The Arkansas Project, had a different suggestion for keeping safe on campus.
If you must step foot on a college campus, choose one that respects your 2nd Amendment rights, he wrote.
I’d suggest they put their heads between their legs and smooch their posterior goodbye... ok, not as to suggest anything obscene, but nodding? WHO COMES UP WITH THESE COCKAMAMIE IDEAS?
Who? Liberals believe that if you just show that you are harmless enough, the criminals will be satisfies with merely robbing and assaulting you.
Whatever happened to peeing on yourself? I just can’t keep up with all these new strategies for stopping attackers.
What happened to all those “Free Zones”? Can’t you run to those to be safe?
That’s what I guess they will suggest next, like maybe “carry an extra wallet to toss” or sumfin. (A little more difficult to throw a false purse.)
[[In lieu of guns, people who find themselves in dangerous situations at or near the University of Arkansas should defend themselves by glancing and nodding, ]]
Perhaps tyhe university students shoudl becoem perpetrators themselves and specifically attack thsoe idiots that said that- see how they like following htier own advice in dangerous situations-
The students shoudl ALL band together, arm themsleves and in no uncertain terms tell the buttheads makign htose asinien statements “Are you peopel freakin kidding us? Tell ya what-
You nod your own damn heads to your hearts contentm, as for us, We’;ll shoot the pricks who attack us between the eyes you friggin idiots”
[[What happened to all those Free Zones? Cant you run to those to be safe?]]
Suire you can but they wreak of urine
This is a genuine safety issue for the staff. Here is where collective bargaining actually makes sense for public employees.
“offered to host a crime prevention workshop.”
And teach the theoretical strategies currently proposed by the “experts” including non-judgmental defensive nodding.
I wonder which movie she saw this in.
These days, she knows I have several firearms and now says it is okay if I kill someone who wants to attack her but she will not use the gun herself.
She is the worst lib I have ever known. She is to the left of Stalin. And, it's okay for me to save her life - well, swell.
If she doesn’t believe her own life is worth fighting for, then she has no value for other lives. If she was attacked, I would not lift a hand to help her.
Several board members at the University of Arkansas also suggested:
People should applaud attackers.
”Thats what I guess they will suggest next, like maybe carry an extra wallet to toss or sumfin. (A little more difficult to throw a false purse.)”
You may be onto something there: Grenade in purse. Pull pin. Throw purse to mugger (a few loose bills fluttering from purse for bait might help). Run like Hell.
I don’t think that a “wink and a nod” will deter a rapist. A good .38 will, re the picture.
I think the Un. of Arkansas Security Dept should get a new detective, one who knows what they are doing.
Stupid, stupid, stupid!
Clearly, he is not.
It was replaced with vomiting. No joke, the Illinois State Police were giving this advice at one point.
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