Mr. Smith Runs From Salem

Jefferson Smith wants to be a “progressive” mayor. His legislative record isn’t helping.

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Gunshots were fired at least 11 times in the last two months in the outer-eastside neighborhoods currently represented by state...   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS , AARON MESH

Chief Petitioner Throws in Towel on Anti-Abortion Measure

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Tomorrow is the deadline for turning in signatures for measures aimed at the November 6 general election ballot. Although it promises to be a busy day at the Secretary of State's elections division, neither of the abortion-related measures circulating will make the ballot.One measure Initiative Petition 22, defined life as beginning at fertilization and said "no person shall be denied the right to ...   More
Thursday, July 5, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Guilt-Free Good Times: Christchurch Earthquake Relief and Abortion Rights Bowling

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Kiwis In Portland is hosting a fundraiser for the victims of the Christchurch earthquake tonight, Wednesday, March 2, at 6 pm at the Buffalo Gap. Funds raised in the silent auction and raffle (in which you could win Icebreaker outdoor apparel) will go to the New Zealand Red Cross. Party like the Kiwis do, and aid the victims of last week’s natural disaster by enjoying roasted lamb and a pint of Steinlager. ...   More
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 RACHAEL DEWITT

Candlelight Vigil This Weekend in Portland For Dr. George Tiller

In memory of Dr. George Tiller, Planned Parenthood will hold a candlelight vigil Sunday evening in Northeast Portland. Tiller, who was nationally recognized for providing late-term abortions, was shot and killed at a church in Kansas City last week. The Portland vigil will begin at 6 p.m. at the Planned Parenthood Regional Service Center (3727 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd). Visit ...   More
Friday, June 5, 2009 Katie Litvin

Support Abortion Rights? Oppose Abortion Rights? Come to Pioneer Square on Sunday

This Sunday, Oregon Right to Life will hold a Roe v. Wade memorial rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square from 2 pm to 3 pm to, in the anti-abortion group's words, “remember the lives of 51 million children lost to abortion, and call upon our nation and its leaders to give children the protection they deserve.” Around the same time, and not by coincidence, Radical Women, NARAL Pro-choice ...   More
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Ari Phillips


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