The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday that a female-only beauty pageant has the freedom to produce pageants designed to celebrate women. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent United States of America Pageants and defended the pageant’s freedom to communicate messages consistent with its values as a female-only pageant.
A Portland City Council meeting were met with disruptions Wednesday after a pair of costumed speakers delivered diatribes during separate comment periods, first Ronald Grimaldi dressed as a clown and later a comedian named Alex Stein. “I, as a member of the Clowning Society of America, would like to nominate
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown spoke about the battle with COVID, the mask and vaccine mandates. “The good news is that the vast majority of our healthcare workers and our educator workforce have gotten vaccinated. We’re waiting to see numbers on the state workforce,” Brown said Tuesday. “As I just said,
A number of churches in the Canada and the United States have been vandalized by criminals, some of whom claim to be acting in response to recent revelations around the horrifying mistreatment of indigenous children in Canada at the hands of mostly Catholic-run schools. Officials are still investigating the incidents.
As Yahoo reports as the “crowd-control team,” the Portland riot police force have resigned after the recent indictment of Officer Corey Budworth for allegedly assaulting a photographer during an overnight riot last summer. A police lieutenant informed Chief Chuck Lovell that the riot control officers resigned over the lack of support from
A new op-ed in the New York Post by Andy Ngo paints a shocking, dark future for Portland and big cities refusing to battle Antifa. After contrasting the peaceful inauguration in Washington, behind a line of armed National Guards with Antifa’s attack on Portland, Ngo writes: “In Portland, Black Lives
More than 100 anti-fascist demonstrators, Antifa, in Portland attacked police and vandalized the city’s Democratic Party of Oregon building Wednesday afternoon, breaking several windows in the process. Police announced they arrested eight people, between the ages of 18 and 38, some of whom were armed with knives and other weapons.
After a recent announcement of a statewide Two-Week Freeze on Oregon, Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-65, outlining risk reduction measures. “I know Oregonians have made tremendous sacrifices throughout this pandemic and that these new, temporary restrictions may seem daunting,” said Governor Brown. “But, we are at a breaking
The U.S. Department of Justice today identified the following three jurisdictions that have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities: New York City; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington. The Department of Justice is continuing to work to identify
An Oregon county’s mask mandate has exceptions about racial profiling putting non-White residents at higher risk of contracting coronavirus. Lincoln County, Oregon, requires most residents to wear face coverings in public settings, indoors or outdoors. The requirement will not extend to minorities if they fear harassment, the county said. “The following
President Trump held a press conference yesterday, announcing his executive order on police reform amid George Floyd protests. “…thank you all for being here as we take historic action to deliver a future of safety and security for Americans of every race, religion, color, and creed. We’re joined today by