ADF advises action against college’s censorship

University students threatened by officials for distributing U.S. Constitution copies outside of controversial “free speech zone”

University officials threaten students passing out U.S. Constitution

Christian bakers who declined to make same-sex ‘wedding’ cake face bankruptcy over govt. fine

Pro-life teacher fired after opposing Planned Parenthood sues school district for $390,000

High Court refuses to block Oregon same-sex marriage

Planned Parenthood abortion biz closes centers in Oregon and Washington

Plea to stop Oregon same-sex marriages

Same-sex couples begin tying the knot in Oregon

NOM files for emergency stay of federal court proceedings in Oregon same-sex marriage case

County cuts contract with Stericycle after aborted babies burned for electricity

Marriage group stymied in Oregon challenge

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says NOM should not be allowed to intervene in Oregon case

Energy plant reportedly burning medical waste–including aborted babies–for energy

    Following a LifeNews report that received national attention, the Marion County Board of Commissioners issued a statement indicating it will temporarily halt all burning of “medical waste” while it investigates. Today the Marion County Board of Commissioners is holding an emergency meeting to determine how the Covanta Waste-to-Energy Facility was authorized to burn medicate “waste” that includes the remains of aborted babies.


  • Posted: 04/24/2014
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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Judge to hear Oregon marriage case, NOM planning to step in

National Organization for Marriage files to defend marriage in Oregon

Oregon same-sex “marriage” goes to court this week

Openly gay judge, Michael McShane, in spotlight overseeing Oregon case

Oregon City students protest Day of Silence with “Gay is not OK” T-shirts

Transgender student files complaint against Christian college after being told he can’t live in male dorms

Owner’s “anti-gay views” cause furor over soon-to-open Oregon grocery store

OSU pays $101k in settlement | ABC

Oregon State pays six-figure settlement after confiscating newspaper boxes | Student Press Law Center

OSU Pays $101,000 to settle campus paper lawsuit | OPB

Oregon State University pays $101,000 to settle First Amendment lawsuit over trashed student newspaper | The Oregonian

Cost of violating First Amendment for OSU: $101,000

Oregon same-sex “marriage” ballot measure backers ask judge to make quick decision

In Oregon marriage case, Judge McShane faces decisions on standing and staying

Oregon AG issues ballot title for religious liberty initiative

Portland cabby violated lesbian couple’s rights, state finds

Denny Burk: Does this look like Jim Crow to you?

Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum won’t defend marriage amendment

Oregon: Abortion notification bill clears committee

Protecting religious freedom in Oregon | Oregon Catalyst

Ranking Oregon House Republican supports redefinition of marriage

Marriage debate takes new twist in Oregon: religious exemption | Metro

Judge consolidates challenges to Oregon’s marriage amendment

OR: Bakery unlawfully discriminated against same-sex couple, state finds

Employment discrimination claim on behalf of pro-life Portland school teacher

Oregon: Hundreds of crosses erected in Sherwood to protest abortion

OR: Multnomah County’s same-sex marriage controversy puts open meetings law in limelight

    Oregon Live: Kelly Clark, a Portland attorney, contends otherwise in a lawsuit accusing the commissioners of violating the public meetings law. He says the violations warrant reversing the county’s action. In an interview, Clark said he thinks the commissioners purposefully used a rolling series of conversations to discuss the licensing change. He said they hoped to avoid any arrangement that would require a public meeting.


  • Posted: 12/18/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.oregonlive.com

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Pro-Life Teacher Fired Who Kicked Planned Parenthood Out of His Class

Oregon initiative would allow businesses to refuse to serve same-sex weddings | Religion Clause Blog

Oregon: City delays Mingus Park cross decision

Nike’s big contribution to redefining marriage in Oregon comes with strings attached

Nike announces support for Oregon initiative to redefine marriage

Federal Jury Awards Portland City Employee Damages In Religious Harassment Case

In Liberal Oregon, Health Exchange Struggles, Despite State Support

OR: Convictions Reversed After Prosecutor’s Comments on Shariah Law

Court refuses to question students’ constitutional rights | One News Now

Efforts to redefine marriage in Ore., key states

Court refuses to question students’ constitutional rights | One News Now

Oregon To Recognize Marriages Of Same-Sex Couples Wed In Other States

    Buzzfeed (includes text of memo): Oregon Chief Operating Officer and Director of Administrative Services Michael Jordan issued a memo to state agencies Wednesday ordering the recognition of all legal marriages performed outside of the state — including the marriages of same-sex couples. “Oregon agencies must recognize all out-of-state marriages for the purposes of administering state programs,” Jordan states in the memo. “That includes legal, same sex marriages performed in other states and countries.”

    KATU.com (includes video): “Same-sex marriage decision leaves Oregon in an ironic spot”
    Based on a new opinion from Oregon’s Department of Justice, a same-sex couple’s marriage outside of Oregon is now being recognized in Oregon.


  • Posted: 10/17/2013
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  • Category: Featured

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Suit Challenges Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Ban | Religion Clause Blog

Suit challenges Oregon marriage amendment

Conservative student paper wins final legal battle with college | World Magazine

Bakery Bullies: LGBT groups are leading a hateful intimidation campaign against Christian cakemakers.

Supreme Court lets victory for free speech at OSU stand | Alliance Defending Freedom

Columbia Sportswear plans to endorse initiative to redefine marriage

“Some Businesses Balk at Gay Weddings: Photographers, Bakers Face Legal Challenges After Rejecting Jobs on Religious Grounds” | WSJ

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas visits University of Portland

Anti-abortion measure could be on 2014 Oregon ballot

Ugly and dangerous realities of the counterculture

OR: Same-sex couple file discrimination complaint with the state against Broadway Cab

America’s Christian Slaves

Os Hillman Got It Totally Wrong About the Christian-Owned Bakery in Oregon

Homosexual Lobby: Let the Christians Eat Cake

    Selwyn Duke at the New American: “The goal is to rehabilitate,” said the bureaucrat about a Christian-owned bakery that refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding. The man who uttered that phrase was Oregon labor commissioner Brad Avakian, and he’s obviously come to bear the secular man’s burden. He insists he doesn’t want to put the bakery, Sweet Cakes by Melissa, out of business. He just wants owner Aaron Klein and his wife Melissa to think doubleplusgood thoughts. But now the Kleins have in fact shuttered their doors in deference to their principles and a local community that has all the wrong ones.


  • Posted: 09/06/2013
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.thenewamerican.com

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Coos Bay Vietnam memorial stirs up strong feelings and a bombing over Christian symbolism

Oregon bakery that refused wedding cake for same-sex ceremony closes

Pro-life advocates encouraged by legislative successes on abortion

Oregon: Attorney believes opponent of war memorial cross left IED in park

Do Opponents of Same-sex Marriage Need “Rehabilitation”?

OR: Dissing traditional beliefs: Gov’t official’s remark labeled Stalin-esque