Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, the nation's first openly LGBT governor, is responding to growing anti-refugee sentiment with a welcoming warmth.
The codirectors of Basic Rights Oregon believe their post-marriage agenda could be a template for other groups.
Melissa and Aaron Klein are refusing to pay a $135,000 fine they incurred for violating Oregon law by denying services to a lesbian couple.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown somberly addressed the media this afternoon, informing them that 13 people are dead after a 20-year-old gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College.
For nearly three months, the antigay bakers have balked at paying the fine for discriminating against a lesbian couple and publishing their home address online.
A court in Portland, Ore., ruled that a man who told transgender customers to stay away from the bar he owned must pay them $400,000 in damages.
Oregon Judge Vance Day refuses to perform same-sex marriages, citing his 'deeply-held religious beliefs.'