Tag Archives: Oregon

Anti-Gay Bakers Launch Money Beg For New Bakery

The Christian Post reports: Aaron and Melissa Klein, a Christian couple whose bakery has been held up in the courts for years and were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, are now working on opening a new shop to “show God’s goodness to everyone.” The Kleins, who owned Sweet Cakes …

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West Coast States Sign Pact To Protect Abortion Access

The Hill reports: Three West Coast states signed a multistate commitment to protect abortion access on Friday after the Supreme Court ruled earlier to overturn Roe v. Wade. The governors of California, Oregon and Washington — all of whom are Democrats — vowed to expand abortion access for those seeking the medical procedure, refuse to extradite individuals to other states …

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Novelist Who Wrote “How To Murder Your Husband” Gets Sentenced To Life For Murdering Her Husband

The Associated Press reports: A self-published romance novelist who once wrote an online essay called “How to Murder Your Husband” was sentenced Monday to life in prison with the possibility of parole for murdering her husband at his workplace in Portland four years ago. Nancy Crampton Brophy, 71, was convicted of second-degree murder on May 25 following a seven-week trial. …

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Father And Son Pastors Charged With Child Sex Crimes

Portland, Oregon’s Fox affiliate reports: A father and son pair of former church pastors were charged Wednesday with multiple counts of sexual assault of a child. Scott Huse, 64, made an initial appearance Wednesday on 11 sexual assault of a child counts and one child enticement count. He is being held on a $250,000 cash bond, and returns to court …

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Far-Right Oregon GOP Chair Resigns Over “Toxicity”

The Oregonian reports: Dallas Heard, chair of the Oregon Republican Party, has resigned, citing “evil” inside the party he leads. Heard, who is also a state senator from Myrtle Creek, wrote a blistering letter to inform the party of his decision. “My physical and spiritual health can no longer survive exposure to the toxicity that can be found in this …

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“Family Values” Republican Candidate For Oregon Gov Admits He And His Wife Belonged To Swingers Group

The Williamette Week reports: Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam, a leading candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, told WW today that prior to entering the race, he and his wife, MacKensey, “explored relationships, mutual relationships with other couples, for a brief period of time before ultimately deciding that it wasn’t for us.” Pulliam, 40, agreed to an interview after a …

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Court Upholds Ruling Against Anti-Gay Oregon Bakers

The Oregonian reports: The Oregon Court of Appeals for a second time Wednesday upheld a ruling by the state civil rights division that found that a Gresham bakery illegally discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to sell them a wedding cake in 2013. However, the court found that the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries did not exhibit religious …

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PPP Fraudster Who Won Big On Tesla Stock Gets 4 Years

The Oregonian reports: An Oregon man who created several hundred employees out of thin air and then fraudulently obtained $3.4 million in COVID-19 relief funds has been sentenced to four years in prison. Andrew Aaron Lloyd invested his ill-gotten gains and won big — eventually purchasing more than 15,000 shares of Tesla stock and 25 rental properties in Oregon and …

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Proud Boy Sentenced To 10 Years In Anti-BLM Assaults

Portland’s NBC News affiliate reports: Proud Boys member Alan Swinney has been sentenced by Judge Heidi Moawad to 10 years in prison with three years post-prison supervision, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced on Friday. Swinney injured a man’s eye by shooting him in the face with a paintball gun, sprayed people directly in the face with bear mace …

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Oregon Dem Rep. Peter DeFazio To Retire After Term

Roll Call reports: House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter A. DeFazio, a veteran lawmaker with 36 years of congressional experience under his belt, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in 2022. “It’s time for me to pass the baton to the next generation so I can focus on my health and well-being,” the Oregon Democrat said. DeFazio has …

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DOJ Charges Oregon Man In Grindr-Related Hate Crime

From the Department of Justice: An Oregon man has been charged with a federal hate crime after using the internet to target and brutally assault a gay man because of his sexual orientation. Daniel Andrew McGee, of Springfield, has been charged by criminal complaint with a hate crime. The complaint alleges that McGee attempted to kill the victim. According to …

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Anti-Mask Pair Assault Cookie Shop Worker [VIDEO]

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: A man and a woman were arrested for assaulting the owner of Crumb Together in Eugene, after being asked to leave the store for refusing to wear masks, according to police. The suspects have been identified as 34-year-old Ricki Scott Collin, and 45-year-old Amy Verlee Hall — both from Portland. According to authorities, a …

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Anti-Vax Mob Shuts Down Portland School Meeting

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: Protesters against student vaccine mandates, along with anti-maskers, forced a Portland Public School Board meeting to take place virtually, as the board was set to discuss a possible COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students 12-and-older. The meeting drew a crowd of at least 100 parents and students when the Board Chair decided to move it …

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Oregon Poison Center Reports 21 Horse Paste Cases

Consumer Health reports: Twenty-one cases of poisoning for ivermectin exposure relating to COVID-19 were reported to the Oregon Poison Center in August 2021, according to a letter to the editor published online Oct. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Courtney Temple, M.D., from the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, and colleagues describe the calls received by …

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Hacked Data: Dozens Of OR Cops Are Oath Keepers

Oregon Public Radio reports: Not long after the pro-gun rally in Salem, Portland police officer Joseph Webber appears to have joined the Oath Keepers militia, an anti-government, anti-immigrant extremist group that was thrust into the national security spotlight for its role in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection. According to data leaked earlier this month and reviewed by OPB, Webber …

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Pulitzer-Winning NYT Columnist To Run For OR Gov

Politico reports: Nicholas Kristof, the two-time Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist, is leaving the newspaper ahead of a likely run for Oregon governor. Kristof, who joined the Times in 1984 and has written a column there since 2001, has been on leave since June as he explored running in the Democratic primary to replace Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in 2022. …

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Hundreds Of Covidiots Rally At Oregon State Capitol

The Salem Statesman Journal reports: An estimated 1,000 people rallied at the Oregon Capitol Saturday to protest COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates. Protesters identified themselves as health care workers, teachers, emergency services workers and state employees. Gov. Kate Brown has ordered those groups to be vaccinated by Oct. 18. Rally-goers lined both sides of Court Street in front of the …

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Cultist Anti-Mask Oregon Doctor Has License Revoked

Newsweek reports: A doctor in Oregon has had his license revoked for continually refusing to follow COVID-19 guidelines when dealing with patients and spreading misinformation about face masks. The Oregon Medical Board issued a final order against Steven Arthur LaTulippe for “dishonorable or unprofessional conduct; repeated negligence in the practice of medicine; and gross negligence in the practice of medicine.” …

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Cops And Firefighters Sue OR Gov Over Vax Mandate

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: A group of Oregon State Police troopers and Klamath County-based firefighters have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown over her mandate requiring full COVID-19 vaccination for state workers. The lawsuit comes on the heels of Oregon State Police confirming a social media post made by Trooper Zachary Kowing resulted in his being placed …

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Oregon Trooper Put On Leave For Video Declaring That He Will Defy State’s Vax Mandate For Govt Employees

Fox News reports: An Oregon trooper was placed on paid leave after he posted a video on Instagram saying he will defy the liberal state’s vaccine mandate for government workers. “I swore an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States, to protect the freedom of the people who pay my salary,” Zachary Kowing, 29, said. “I do not …

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