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Surge in registrations could lead to big Oregon primary election turnout #VoteTrump

This year’s tidal wave of voter registration in Oregon, led by a significantly large surge from young people, could leave the state with its highest participation rate in decades. A total of 2,293,959 voters, an all-time record, are now registered and eligible to cast ballots in the state. But there’s a catch. All of those

Arkansas high court suspends gay marriage ruling – Oregon Ruling Comes Monday

Arkansas’ highest court has suspended a judge’s ruling striking down the state’s same-sex marriage ban, halting the distribution of licenses that have been issued to hundreds of gay couples. The state Supreme Court on Friday granted a request to suspend Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza’s decision voiding a 2004 constitutional amendment defining marriage as

Federal judge hearing Oregon gay marriage case

 A federal judge in Oregon is hearing arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Four gay and lesbian couples have filed suit asking a judge to declare the ban unconstitutional and allow same-sex couples to wed. They also want an order that same-sex marriages performed in other states must be recognized in Oregon.