Articles tagged with: ban

29 April 2015

Proposed measure would ban gay conversion therapy in Oregon

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. Legislators in Salem are considering banning the practice for kids under 18-ye ...

01 April 2015

Oregon-Indiana travel ban

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Fallout from Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act continues, as Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has banned all city-sponsored travel to Indiana. He joins ma ...

18 November 2014

Jackson County family farms file suit challenging ban on GE crops

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --  Two family farms in Jackson County have filed a lawsuit against the county over the GMO ban voters passed in May. Portland law firm Markowitz Herbold filed the lawsuit in Jackson ...

31 October 2014

Push to ban pesticide use in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- There's a push to ban the use of pesticides by governments and corporations in Josephine County. If passed, Measure 17-63 would prohibit the use of pesticides on all lands ...

05 August 2014

Family fights Pit Bull ban

Posted in U.S. & World News

Lincoln County, Mo. -- (KSDK)  A Missouri family is fighting to keep their pit bull after they were told by police that they had to get rid of him. The Frank family of Troy say their pit bull, Moby ...

09 July 2014

Texas town bans immigrants

Posted in U.S. & World News

League City, Texas -- (KPRC)  One Texas town says it won't be used to house undocumented children as the ongoing border crisis worsens. League City council members passed an ordinance that would ba ...

02 June 2014

SOU bans e-cigarettes on campus

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University is putting new restrictions on the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. Cigarettes will now face the same restrictions as traditional cigarettes. Students w ...

15 April 2014

Ashland votes to ban plastic bags in grocery stores

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- In a first reading and vote the council voted 5 to 1 in favor of a plastic shopping bag ban Tuesday night. Under the ordinance stores would no longer be able to provide plastic bags ...