Oregon was the first state in the country to institute voting by mail and to establish automatic voter registration in an effort to “ensure access to this very fundamental right.”
Rural communities in Oregon paid millions of dollars for clean, safe drinking water because the state didn’t protect their watersheds from logging-related contamination.
These policies show that problem drug use is a public health challenge to be managed, not a war that can be won.
Oregon’s timber industry has promoted the idea that private, logged lands are less prone to wildfires, but science doesn’t support that.
The nation was founded on the principle that freedom is safeguarded by two governments, a federal government with specific, limited powers, and state governments with all other powers.
“We won't let these authoritarian tactics stand.”
How long will the term “free press,” or for that matter, “freedom,” have any real meaning?
The legal theory underpinning Chernaik v. Brown and other youth climate litigation derives from the public trust doctrine — the concept that natural resources are held in trust by governments that must protect them.
The emails circulated by the task force include activists' social media posts, emails and rally announcements.