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Rainwater collection being criminalized in U.S. to solidify total government dependence

5/12/2015 - You might be aware that it is illegal to collect rainwater on your own property in some states, but did you know that doing so could actually land you in jail? That is exactly what is happening to Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Oregon. He is now facing a 30-day jail sentence and fines of more than...

Attempts to silence Dr. Wakefield from testifying fail after Washington, Oregon reject forced vaccinations

2/25/2015 4:24:58 PM - Despite being blocked from providing testimony before the Oregon legislature about the vital need to preserve both informed consent and exemption options for "mandatory" vaccinations, Dr. Andrew Wakefield was able to witness a major health freedom victory in the state of Oregon, where efforts by Democratic...

Oregon state senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward calls for government to physically violate children by force with vaccine mandate echoing Nazi crimes against humanity

2/25/2015 - Oregonians are about to find themselves living in a bona fide medical police state if State Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward gets her way. She's spearheading changes to state law that would eliminate philosophical and religious exemptions for vaccines, thereby forcing all parents to have their children...

Oregon county to vote on banning genetically modified crops

1/16/2015 12:53:09 PM - Benton County, Oregon has gathered enough signatures to ballot a measure to ban GMOs completely. These are all rural counties that contain small- to medium-sized farms. Measure 2-89, known as the "Benton County Local Food System Ordinance," is on the May 19, 2015 election ballot for voters in Benton...

Too close to call: Oregon's GMO-labeling initiative gets automatic recount

11/26/2014 - Just as we predicted, the mainstream media announced Oregon's GMO-labeling initiative as defeated prior to counting all the votes, a suspicious move considering the measure was trailing just 49 to 51 percent on the evening of voting day. Measure 92, an initiative that would require genetically modified...

Ben & Jerry's co-founder says GMO labeling costs food companies 'essentially nothing'

11/19/2014 - The recent defeat of a proposed GMO labeling bill in Colorado, and the possible defeat of one in Oregon -- as of this writing, the Yes on 92 campaign to label GMOs in Oregon is roughly 5,000 votes away from a win (more on that here) -- hinged on the oft-repeated lie that mandatory labeling would increase...

Big Food and biotech spend $37M to defeat GMO labeling in Oregon and Colorado

11/9/2014 - The corporate food system has once again pulled the wool over the eyes of low-information American voters with the recent defeat of GMO-labeling bills in Colorado and Oregon. Just like in California and Washington, the factory food industry, drug companies and GMO kingpins like Monsanto poured tens...

Marijuana legalized in Oregon, Alaska and DC as voters realize healing potential of harmless, natural plant

11/9/2014 - Two more states and the District of Columbia have put an end to cannabis prohibition, positioning themselves as the true champions of individual liberty in a sea of mindless tyranny. The states of Oregon and Alaska, as well as Washington, D.C., will no longer target individuals who use or possess a...

GMO-labeling announced as defeated despite uncounted votes in counties favoring the measure

11/5/2014 - While some publications are reporting the death of Oregon's Measure 92, an initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the truth is that the race is still too close to call. Vigilant reporting by The Oregonian reveals that, with 88 percent of the votes counted,...

Oregon favors timber industry over resident safety, allowing them to be sprayed by deadly weed killer

10/31/2014 - Oregonians have little protection when it comes to being sprayed by deadly weed killer, causing many to suffer from immediate and long-term health effects following sudden exposure. The state's cozy relationship with the timber industry has resulted in weak legislation that pretty much allows free-for-all...

Oregon ignored complaints for six years while timber company sprays residents with deadly herbicides

10/28/2014 - Drift events are one of the most dangerous incidences regarding chemical exposure for people, occurring when the wind carries harmful toxicants long distances through the air, putting those caught in its path at risk. For decades, residents living alongside the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon...

Coca-Cola, Pepsi give $1 million each to oppose GMO labeling

10/26/2014 - The fight for the Right to Know what's in our food continues as both Colorado and Oregon launch campaigns promoting the mandatory GMO-labeling initiative that voters will see on the November 4 ballot. If passed, Colorado's Proposition 105 would mandate labeling of genetically modified (GM) ingredients...

Oregon man serving prison sentence for collecting rainwater on his own property

8/7/2014 - An Oregon landowner has been subjected to a 30-day prison sentence for what he says was a simple act of collecting rainwater on his own property. CNS News reports that Gary Harrington was convicted of nine misdemeanors and sentenced to 30 days in prison, as well as slapped with a $1,500 fine, for diverting...

The Oregonian opposes GMO food labeling because they think you're too stupid to understand

7/11/2014 - The editorial board for The Oregonian is against GMO food labeling, justifying their position by saying that the FDA feels that "there is simply no scientific or nutritional basis to do so." Once upon a time, the federal government said that lead-based paint and leaded gasoline were safe, only to...

Cover Oregon spending over half a million in tax dollars to give bonuses to employees doing nothing after healthcare exchange failure

7/3/2014 - After spending more than $250 million on a healthcare exchange website that has since been abandoned due to systematic failure, the state of Oregon is now handing out cash bonuses to the employees responsible for the debacle. According to OregonLive.com, government contractors who agree to stick around...

Oregon's GMO sellout: How Governor John Kitzhaber caved to corporate pressure

6/7/2014 - A majority of voters in several Oregon counties have made it clear that they don't want genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in their communities. But Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, recently sold them down the river by affixing his signature to a bill that blocks individual counties throughout...

GMO Free Oregon begins gathering signatures for GMO labeling ballot initiative

5/22/2014 - An Oregon group opposed to genetically modified foods has begun gathering signatures for a statewide ballot measure in November that would require labeling of ingredients for all such products sold in the state. The measure, if successful, would mirror Vermont's recently passed legislation requiring...

Genetically engineered crops banned in Jackson County, Oregon in landslide victory against GMOs

5/21/2014 - A ban on the growing of all genetically engineered plants appears to be a landslide victory in Jackson County, Oregon. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting and a huge voter turnout of over 50 percent, nearly 66% of voters elected to ban all genetically engineered crops from being grown in the...

Confirmed: Oregon power company says it will stop burning aborted babies to produce electricity for residents

4/24/2014 - If you live in Oregon, the lights to your house may be powered by the incineration of aborted babies. This has been confirmed by the British Columbia Health Ministry which told the pro-life Life Site News organization that "biomedical waste" including aborted fetal tissue was routinely shipped to Oregon...

Under new Oregon law, parents must consult doctor or watch propaganda before exempting children from vaccination

3/7/2014 - Parents who want to enter their children in Oregon schools without vaccinating them will now need to sit through a lecture from a family doctor or watch a promotional video before they can be granted an exemption, according to a law taking effect on March 1. Regardless of the severity or prevalence...

Oregon mom, an Obamacare supporter, now finds she can't afford it

1/13/2014 - Some Republicans in Congress have suggested that, rather than focusing on repealing Obamacare, the GOP should just stand back and allow the law to "collapse on its own." Well, I've never really heard of a law doing that. But no matter, because support for Obamacare is collapsing, in essence, and...

Oregon citizens launch armed patrols after Sheriff's Dept. runs out of money

1/13/2014 - It was bound to happen. For months, officials in one rural Oregon county have been trying to convince residents to support a tax increase aimed at restoring lost federal funding for the sheriff's department. And for months, residents have said no. But rather than do without, per se, a number of...

Oregon spends $300 million to achieve 44 total signups for Obamacare

1/2/2014 - Well, it's not much of a "win" for Obamacare, and it's certainly not a victory for Oregon taxpayers. According to the Washington Examiner, the state's healthcare exchange was once touted as a model for President Obama's signature piece of legislation. But after signing up only 44 people throughout...

Oregon grape root used as an anti-microbial agent

8/23/2013 - The onset of more and more bacteria-caused illnesses has prompted experts to make use of other means other than synthetic drugs to cure people. The Oregon grape is one of the herbs that have become quite a star among herbalists, especially since it is claimed to have anti-bacterial properties. Experts...

Oregon readies to legalize retail medicinal marijuana following passage of House bill

8/3/2013 - The state of Oregon is about to join the ranks of about a dozen other states that have defied the federal government's onerous prohibitions on marijuana by allowing it to be sold in state-sanctioned retail stores for medicinal use. According to new reports, the Oregon House recently passed H.B. 3460,...

Oregon passes unconstitutional bill that infringes natural right of parents to opt out of vaccination 'requirements'

6/30/2013 - Oregon parents who choose to protect their children from the horrors of vaccines will now have to jump through a slew of unconstitutional government hoops, including subjecting themselves to state-coerced reeducation training and state-endorsed medical propaganda. This, thanks to the passage of a new...

More than 25,000 bumblebees fall from Oregon sky due to insecticide poisoning

6/29/2013 - Shoppers at a local Target store in Wilsonville, Oregon, just outside of Portland were shocked recently to step outside the big box depot into a sea of already dead and dying bumblebees. As reported by KATU.com news, more than 25,000 dead bumblebees were found littered around the store's parking lot...

Oregon set to ban GM salmon and mandate GMO labeling

4/1/2013 - All across the country, people are rising up and demanding that the foods they eat be properly identified and honestly labeled. And the constituency of the state of Oregon is no exception, where a trio of legislative bills recently introduced would require that all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs)...

Oregon court temporarily halts GM canola plantings after determining crop will cause 'irreparable harm' to important growing region

11/8/2012 - Efforts by the biotechnology industry to begin planting genetically-modified (GM) canola, also known as rapeseed, in Oregon's prized Willamette Valley have been thwarted, at least temporarily, thanks to persistent opposition from farmers and farmer advocacy groups. The Oregonian reports that the Oregon...

Oregon grape root excites dermatologists for the treatment of psoriasis and other skin diseases

9/11/2012 - Oregon grape root, also known by its Latin name as Mahonia aquifolium, is a tall, flowering shrub that grows in abundance in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Herbalists sometimes substitute Oregon grape root for goldenseal or the Chinese herb coptis. The herb is used for constipation,...

Portland, Oregon to spend $5 million to poison its residents with toxic fluoride

8/27/2012 - One of the last remaining urban bastions of fluoride-free water, the city of Portland, Oregon, is about to join the ranks of most other U.S. cities in forcibly medicating its residents with a drug that has been scientifically shown to impede proper brain development, lower IQ, damage thyroid function,...

Oregon man convicted of collecting rainwater on his own property surrenders and begins serving 30-day jail sentence

8/14/2012 - If ever there were a perfect example of government inanity, this is it. Maybe you didn't know - and chances are excellent you didn't - that if you have the audacity to collect rainwater and snow runoff on your own property, for your own consumption, you can and will go to jail for it. Just ask...

Oregon criminalizes permaculture; claims state ownership over all rainwater - ponds and swales restricted - jail time for violators

7/29/2012 - There's nothing more refreshing than standing in a cool, summertime rain shower. Or bathing in the warm sunlight on a crisp spring day. Or inhaling the cool autumn air, fresh with the scent of turning leaves and pine needles. These things -- rainwater, sunlight, air -- have long been assumed to be not...

Oregon Dairy Farmers Association planning assault on raw milk

6/6/2012 - Food freedom is under attack in the state of Oregon, where powerful industry lobbying groups are pushing for more restrictions, and maybe even a complete ban, on all raw milk sales. OregonLive.com reports that an isolated E. coli O157:H7 outbreak potentially linked to raw milk has spurred the Oregon...

Mysterious Swarm of Earthquakes Detected Off Oregon Coast

5/8/2008 - An unusual swarm of earthquakes off the coast of central Oregon has been detected by scientists listening to underwater microphones called hydrophones. More than 600 earthquakes were recorded during the first ten days in April by Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center. The earthquakes...

Review: Oregon Scientific Digital Pedometer PE826 fails to actually count steps

8/25/2006 - One of the healthiest exercises you can engage in is walking. Walking may not sound like much exercise, but do it for 10,000 or 20,000 steps, and it is really a great way to boost your metabolism, enhance your bone density and lose weight. Because walking is so beneficial to health, I like to review...

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