Same-Sex Marriage Petition For Oregon

ASHLAND, Ore. — The state’s leading gay rights group, Basic Rights Oregon, is pushing to get same-sex marriage placed on the 2014 ballot. Southern Oregon Pride, a local advocacy group and organizer of the Southern Oregon Pride Festival, is collecting signatures here to bring the issue to a vote. Should they succeed, this wouldn’t be … Continue reading »

Activists Work On Gay Marriage Support

ASHLAND, Ore. – Supporters of same-sex marriage say the success of ballot initiatives in other states could have an impact on Oregon. Those supporters hope to carry over that success and eventually overturn Oregon’s ban on gay marriage. Last week, three states voted to approve same-sex marriage, and one rejected a potential ban. One week … Continue reading »

Ashland Mayor Supports Marriage Equality

ASHLAND, Ore. – City leaders in the Rogue Valley are throwing their official support behind same-sex marriage and supporters say it’s a big step in Oregon. Ashland’s mayor says he is publicly supporting marriage equality is giving city councilors the opportunity to do the same. “I had been looking for an opportunity to support this … Continue reading »