As part of a speaking tour of three Oregon cities (Portland, Bend and Eugene), Evan Wolfson, founder of the national organization Freedom to Marry, will speak at two public events in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 4. Named “One of the 100 most...
Gay rights backers hope to put the ban on gay marriage back before Oregon voters as soon as 2012. In 2004, Oregon voters passed a constitutional amendment defining marriage as being between a man and a woman.
The news comes as an exclusive telephone poll conducted for KATU News showed residents split on whether Adams should resign, with 44 percent saying he should remain in office and 45 percent saying he should go.
Republican U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith is airing a new TV ad touting his work with Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts on a law to protect gays from hate crimes. The legislation has never gained full congressional approval.