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    AVC Files Federal Civil Rights Suit Against Springfield City Council

    by  • July 24, 2013

    As I have previously blogged, the Springfield, Missouri, City Council subverted democracy and violated the civil rights of cannabis law reform advocates by passing and then repealing a cannabis decriminalization measure, depriving Springfield citizens of their opportunity to vote on a measure that would have decreased the punishment for personal possession in the November...

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    Oregonians Cites Marriage Equality & Cannabis Legalization as Freedom Issues

    by  • July 16, 2013


    The Oregonian, the largest newspaper in the Northwest, has an editorial out summing up the 2013 Oregon legislative session.  The editorial, “A good session for personal freedom: Agenda 2013,″ states that the Oregon Legislature expanded freedoms for Oregon citizens and has set the table for upcoming future freedom-related measures, including to issues very important...

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    Freedom to Marry Donates $250,000 to Basic Rights Oregon

    by  • July 9, 2013

    Basic Rights Oregon (BRO), the group leading the campaign to place a marriage equality measure before Oregon voters in 2014, received a big boost from Freedom to Marry as the national group has agreed to donate $250,000 to BRO’s efforts.  Freedom to Marry has Oregon on the short list of states that are poised...

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