The lawyers representing the four couples focused on liberty and equality. They said the state’s ban on same-sex marriage demeans same-sex couples and humiliates children, and they said voters in 2004 who approved the ban were misinformed.
Cover Oregon officials said chief operating officer Triz delaRosa relinquished her duties on Tuesday but will remain as an adviser until May 16.
The judge said Tuesday that he will not make a decision until at least May 14 after he’s had a chance to hear from the group that wants to defend the state law as it is now. That group is the National Organization for Marriage.
The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
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Oregon has the highest rate of prescription drug abuse among 15 to 19 years old in the country. And what's even scarier is prescription painkiller abuse can lead to heroin addiction.
Two Oregon state representatives said Tuesday they’ve secured almost $2 million for flashing beacons to improve pedestrian safety at 18 of east Portland’s most dangerous intersections.
Two counties in Southern Oregon are headed for May votes on banning genetically modified crops - measures that divide farmers.
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon's gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.
The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.
Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor.
A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.
Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.
Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.