Move over, Florida! Oregon may supplant you as America’s best source of mesmerizingly bizarre violent confrontations, if voters there overturn a constitutional ban on duels. Should ongoing discussions in Salem materialize, voters would see a question on their general-election ballots asking if a 172-year-old ban on dueling by public officials — as in, the old-fashioned…

via Oregonians to vote on whether to end constitutional ban on duels between public officials — Boing Boing

 

forget banning it, can we not introduce it in the UK?  Farrage vs. Corbyn, blunderbusses at dawn?

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