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Something is amiss at the Oregonian! They thumbed their noses or perhaps a fing…

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Something is amiss at the Oregonian! They thumbed their noses or perhaps a finger at their readers' with this response.


Why 'climate change' will not be on our 2015 editorial agenda: Editorial
www.oregonlive.com
We asked readers last month to help us choose the six or seven topics that will constitute our 2015 editorial agenda. Readers responded with scores of online comments and dozens of emails and letters to the editor, many of which…

Very powerful words for West Virginia that resonate for Oregon as well. Pipelin…

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Very powerful words for West Virginia that resonate for Oregon as well. Pipeline Awareness Southern Oregon will be leading the charge for Douglas County's Community Bill of Rights. The initiative is in the final stages of review before it will be submitted to the County Recorder after the first of the year.


Linzey: To stop pipeline, force local governments to pick a fight
www.roanoke.com
By Thomas Alan Linzey

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

[email protected]   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 have secured the rights of the people of Josephine County to clean air, water, and soil, and the rights of nature to exist and flourish – while prohibiting the use of synthetic pesticides by government and corporations that require an applicator license as a violation of those rights.

“Though it didn’t pass, nearly 9,000 people in Josephine County stood up for the first time to protect their rights against toxic pesticides”, says Audrey Moore of the Freedom from Pesticides Alliance – backers of Measure 17-63. “Having to contend with a disingenuous ballot title and a corporate funded campaign of lies proved to be to much to combat this go around.” (more…)