|U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley speaks at Portland Sunnyside Church during |
Oregon United for Marriage’s ‘Summer of Love’ kick-off
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Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship hosted the Ashland kick-off event. Cass Cole, a field organizer with Basic Rights Oregon “held down the fort” while volunteers canvassed for supporters at the downtown farmers’ market.
As a marriage equality ally newly arrived in Oregon, I want to see my state overturn its 2004 constitutional ban defining marriage “between one man and one woman.” The “Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Act” would allow same-sex couples to obtain a license for civil marriage.