The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. 11/25/10, KMTR, Eugene, Ore. 12/1/10
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Two men, at least one of whom was armed with a gun, attempted to rob a Dutch Bros. Coffee kiosk in Eugene, Ore. The barista working the kiosk responded by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminals, killing one. An investigation revealed that the deceased robber had a prior criminal record. The barista will not face any charges.
Unlike other companies that have fired workers after exercising their right to self-defense, the Dutch Bros. employee has been put on paid leave and according to a company spokesperson is “welcome back when he is ready to return to work.”
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.