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Learn more about the Community Rights Movement sweeping the Nation. Through rights-based law making we're shedding light on preemption and other roadblocks to local community self-government. Successfully banning such environmental harms as fracking, water privatization and factory farms, over 200 communities are now exercising local self-governance!

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The Freedom From Pesticides Alliance of Josephine County Josephine County was the first community to have a rights based ordinance on the ballot in Oregon. After years of working in the regulatory system and not getting anywhere. A small group in Josephine County took the matter into their own hands and crafted a Freedom From Pesticides Bill of Rights! Read the press release

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MEASURE 17-63 DEFEATED

CORPORATE MISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN DENIES RIGHTS PROTECTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND NATURE IN JOSEPHINE COUNTY MEDIA RELEASE November 4, 2014 Contact: Audrey Moore, Freedom from Pesticides Alliance Freedomfrompesticidesalliance.org ajmoore@cavenet.com   541-597-4384 JOSEPHINE COUNTY: Voters of Josephine County voted 68% to 32%  to reject Measure 17-63. Measure 17-63, also known as the Freedom from Pesticides Bill of Rights, would […]

National Community Rights Network Holds Historic First Meeting

CONTACT: Cliff Willmeng, bigreddog1934@yahoo.com, 303-478-6613 Or: Wendy Lee, wlee@bloomu.edu, 570-394-3849   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS, PENNSYLVANIA: At its historic first meeting earlier this month, members of the National Community Rights Network (NCRN) gathered to seat their permanent Board of Directors and accelerate the work of advancing the rights of local communities […]

NCRN Formation

Dear ORCRN, Greetings! It is with great excitement that we announce an important development in the Community Rights Movement. On October 18, 2014, an historic meeting of representatives from the state Community Rights Networks (CRNs) convened in the mountains of Seven Springs, PA, to seat the Board of Directors of the National Community Rights Network […]