June 3, 2021

No Means No

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Oregon’s state motto was adopted in 1987. It’s “Alis Volat Propriis,” which is Latin for “She Flies With Her Own Wings.” In many respects, that motto reflects the state’s pioneer spirit. But taken further, it’s almost become an excuse for Oregon to do things that none of the other 49 states are willing to do. A prime example is the…

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February 17, 2021

Preserving Our Freedom of Assembly

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On Friday, February 5, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down California’s stringent restrictions on indoor religious service gatherings. The 6-3 decision was in the case of South Bay United Pentecostal Church vs. Gavin Newsom. Justices Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor were all in dissent. Up until the ruling, California had the most extreme restrictions on worship in the entire United States.…

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