California Court Upholds Prop 8. Here's What Basic Rights Oregon Thinks That Decision Means.


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As expected, California's Supreme Court announced this morning that it has upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage but will let stand the thousands of marriages that took place between gay couples before voters approved that ban with Proposition 8 last fall. Jeana Frazzini, head of Basic Rights Oregon, said this morning that her gay-rights group was obviously disappointed by the decision. ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 HANK STERN

Jeana Frazzini: 2012 Is "Just Around The Corner"


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[youtube 8pFPQMQk4dE] As Maine this week became the fifth state to allow gay marriage, Basic Rights Oregon executive director Jeana Frazzini released this video that outlines her organization's strategy for the same to happen here in three years. Frazzini correctly points out that Oregon voters' approval in 2004 of Measure 36 requires supporters of same-sex marriage in this state to change "hearts ...   More
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009 HANK STERN

Judge Overturns California's Proposition 8 (UPDATED with Basic Rights Oregon comment)


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Evan Wolfson and supporters in Oregon of marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples have reason to celebrate today. A federal judge in San Francisco has struck down California's Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure in that state banning same-sex marriage. UPDATE: Basic Rights Oregon executive director Jeana Frazzini linked the decision to what she hopes is a push in Oregon ultimately ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 HANK STERN

Ex-Gov. Barbara Roberts and Other Leaders Ask GOP to Fire Extremist Pollster:Update with Response


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A group of four community leaders led by former Gov. Barbara Roberts today sent a letter [PDF] to Republican state Senate candidates in Oregon asking them to publicly repudiate pollster Dennis Oliver Woods, who espoused extreme views toward women, African-Americans and gays in a 1998 book "Discipling the Nations" and more recently on a couple of websites. As WW reported last week, Woods has ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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