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Vote NO on Oregon Ballot Measure 73

It has been popular for politicians who want to show that they are tough on crime to file petitions which raise the minimum sentences that a judge would be able to prescribe to a given felon for a particular crime.  Historically, some of these have passed and some have not.  Oregon Ballot Measure 73 is […]

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Proposed Portland Anti-Crime Laws

Today, The Oregonian newspaper is reporting that Mayor Sam Adams has come up with a number if ideas for helping stem the recent tide of shootings in North Portland. It constantly amazes me (or perhaps it shouldn’t) that his detractors spent the last week or two complaining that he wasn’t doing anything to solve the […]

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