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Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day in Court

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

Federal Court To Hear Challenge to Oregon’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Jonathan J Cooper | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The future of Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week, and while critics will argue that it unconstitutionally discriminates against gays and lesbians, there appears to be little support for it to be upheld.

New Oregon Marriage Licenses For Same-Sex Couples In The Works

Friday Apr 18, 2014
In light of the Oregon attorney general’s decision to not defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, Oregon is now revising its marriage licenses to include forms for same-sex couples.

Mom Convicted in Death of Son She Perceived as Gay

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Oregon jurors took a little more than an hour to convict a 25-year-old woman of murder in the death of her 4-year-old son.

Oregon Campaign Wants Quick Answer on Gay Marriage

By Steven Dubois | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Sponsors of a ballot measure to legalize gay marriage in Oregon have asked a federal judge to make a speedy ruling in a case that challenges the state’s ban.

Oregon AG to Implement Gay Marriage if Ban Falls

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Oregon’s attorney general told a federal court Tuesday why she believes the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages violates the federal constitutional rights of homosexual couples.

GOP Gay Marriage Division on Display at Conference

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Monday Mar 10, 2014
Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn’t get behind an issue that’s gaining traction around the country.

State: Cab Driver Violated Lesbian Couple’s Rights

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
State regulators say a Portland cab driver violated the rights of lesbian couple he left on the side of a freeway last summer.