Oregon Transit Killings Traced to ‘Collapse of Inhibition’

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The fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans who intervened when a man on a Portland, Or., commuter train shouted slurs at two African-American women, one in Muslim dress, has reawakened bitter memories of Oregon's past and revived a debate over what people call the “two Oregons,” where islands of tolerance abut places awash in frustration and rage, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!