Justice for victims, not continuing protection for rapists

Crime Victims United Rape survivors press for 20-year statute of limitations in Oregon When:   Tuesday, May 26, 10:30 a.m. Where:  Sentinel Hotel, Card Room, 614 S.W. Eleventh Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 What:    Press conference re: House Bill 2317 and Oregon’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:11 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session | 3 Comments

Crime victims’ group opposed to grand jury bill SB 822

by Steve Doell, Crime Victims United To: All Oregon State Senators and Representatives As many of you may know, I have been a member of Crime Victims United for twenty-one years, sixteen years as president, and have appeared repeatedly over … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session | 3 Comments

Why is Senator Floyd Prozanski protecting rapists?

by NW Spotlight Rape victim working to change Oregon statute of limitations for rapists Danielle Tudor was only 17 when she was beaten and raped by Portland’s “jogger rapist,” Richard Gilmore. Last week KOIN reported “Seven years later, Gillmore was … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session | 6 Comments

Oregon Senate Dems Reject Bills to Protect Child Trafficking Victims

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Today, Senate Democrats rejected a pair of proposals to strengthen laws against child sex trafficking in Oregon. The two bills, SB 513 and SB 816, would have made patronizing a trafficked child a crime … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:28 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 7 Comments

Large set of Cylvia Hayes emails released online

by NW Spotlight Gov. Kate Brown released 94,000 Cylvia Hayes emails yesterday. They are available online (see link below) and several newspapers have begun analyzing them and reporting on them (see links below). The Statesman Journal reported “The emails released … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:18 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Media | 2 Comments

Scandal has come to Oregon

by Dan Lucas Now half of Oregon’s governor’s in the past three decades have been embroiled in scandals that include alleged criminal behavior A column in the Washington Post last August cited Oregon as being the best state in America … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Oregon Government | 10 Comments

Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson cleared by grand jury & U.S. DOJ

by Dan Lucas You might not know it from following the media, but Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson was cleared by a Missouri grand jury last November and by the U.S. Department of Justice in a report that came out … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:50 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Media | 3 Comments

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