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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 21:33)

Oregon Governor Brown Joins Growing Opposition to Trump`s Domestic Gag Rule

"We stand with women and men in our states by rejecting this Administration’s efforts to interfere in the doctor-patient relationship..."

(SALEM, Ore.) - Gag rule Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined 13 other governors across the country in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar opposing the Trump-Pence administration’s domestic gag rule, which would make it illegal for healthcare providers to refer for abortion and impose new restrictions intended to block patients from Planned Parenthood health centers for birth control.

They join the 73 percent of Americans, 200 members of Congress and 110 public health organizations who already oppose the rule.

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Salem-News.com (May-10-2018 23:26)

One Year Passes-By, And The Vacuum Continues To Grow!

Chandrakala Ratnayake (nee Senanayake): One Year Remembrance
(May 12th 2017 – May 12th 2018)

(LOS ANGELES) - Chandrakala Ratnayake She was the very special person who brought light into my life, from the day I was born, not only in times of joy, but in times of deep sorrow and struggle.

Even though she has been gone throughout one whole year, which I felt like a lifetime, I still feel her ray of light falling on me from heaven above.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-30-2018 18:38)

UN Slams Speaker of Parliament for Speaking Against Gays and Lesbians

Britain will face a big battle in legalizing homosexuality in Ghana

(SALEM, Ore.) - speaker of the parliament, Mike Ocquaye Jnr Latest news in Ghana is that a UN official took offence of the sentiments made by the speaker of the parliament concerning homosexuality in Ghana. The official further commented that the LGBT community was large in Ghana. Britain had earlier hinted on aiding the Government on legalizing homosexuality in the country.

The homosexuality topic has always been a contentious subject in Ghana, and by the looks of it the issue is way from over.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2018 01:38)

ICE, FBI Recognize Int`l Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

FGM violates the human rights of girls and women to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - female mutilation-cutting Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a federal crime, and any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S.

Individuals suspected of FGM/C, including sending girls overseas to be cut, may be investigated by the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center and prosecuted accordingly.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-15-2017 23:30)

Not Specified Gender Choice Coming to Oregon Driver Licenses

A third option on driver licenses, instruction permits and ID cards will be available starting July 3

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon drivers license An X will appear instead of M or F in Oregon driver records and on the driver license, instruction permit or ID card.

The new rule came about after an Oregon resident’s court order authorized a sex change from female to “non-binary.” In order to comply with the order, DMV needed about a year to implement the change.

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Salem-News.com (May-21-2017 23:27)

The Hypocrisy of Trump`s Visit to Bethlehem

The empire is facing resistance and failing.

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Donald Trump poses President Trump is in Saudi Arabia where he will instruct his puppets, then go to apartheid Israel to get further instructions from his masters.

He will do a token visit to Bethlehem Tuesday. Everyone now knows that the US government, Israel, and the Saudi regime have been the biggest perpetrators of terrorism and genocide in the world. This is to serve one interest and one interest only: money.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 18:30)

Immigrant Detainees End Hunger Strike with Victory in Oregon

Local Clergy to Meet with Immigrant Detainees at NORCOR

(The Dalles, Ore.) - hunger strike Immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility have broken their 6-day hunger strike after NORCOR administrator Bryan Brandenburg committed to the hunger strikers to provide microwaves to heat their meals, radios and access to programs that inmates are offered.

“Why does it have to come to this? We’ve been asking for these things for five months. Why did we have to do a hunger strike?” asked one of the hunger strikers yesterday.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 00:25)

Day 6 of Immigrant Hunger Strike at Oregon Jail

ICE’s attempt to break strike greeted with resistance in Oregon

(The Dalles, Ore.) - Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility At least 3 immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility (NORCOR), a rural jail in The Dalles, OR, are are in their 6th day of hunger strike to demand humane conditions.

Meanwhile, over 750 detainees have participated in in a hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA since April 10th.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-07-2017 00:28)

Trump, You Cannot Fool All the People All of the Time

Like it or not, his ardent supporters just don’t seem to care if this POTUS is truthful.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Trump lies Trump lies for the pure pleasure of it; he just can't help himself. Often his lies are difficult to fight, destructive in their effects, and almost impossible to correct if they resonate strongly enough with his true believers, which Trump’s mostly do.

His political incorrectness is what appeals to many of his supporters.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2017 13:48)

The Bipartisan Effort against Campaigns for Corporate Responsibility

On March 8, the New York State Senate passed a bill that would prohibit any state university from funding any student organization which directly or indirectly promotes boycotts or divestment against companies operating in “territories controlled by an allied nation.”

(SAN FRANCISCO) - kids in Gaza The Trump Administration’s efforts to legitimize the Israeli occupation and illegal settlements in the Israeli-occupied territories has received surprising bipartisan support.

A series of bills passed or under consideration in Washington and in state capitols seeks to punish companies, religious denominations, academic associations, and other entities which support the use of boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) to challenge the occupation of Palestinian land.

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