Articles tagged with: law

14 May 2015

Lawmakers pass bill that allows bicyclists and motorcycle riders to pass through red lights

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Oregon lawmakers passed a bill that would allow bicyclists and motorcycle riders to legally pass through a red light. Senate Bill 5-33 was introduced because some traffic light-senso ...

07 May 2015

Oregon Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- In a 21 to 8 vote, the Oregon Senate has voted to ban conversion therapy for gay and transgender teens. Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orient ...

19 March 2015

Murder witness set to be released from jail after 905 days

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- A material witness in an Oregon murder trial will finally be released from jail on Thursday after more than 2 and a half years behind bars.   Benito Vasquez-Hernandez testified t ...

29 September 2014

New California law addresses sexual assaults on college campuses

Posted in Regional

Calif. -- California has a new set of rules for dealing with sexual assaults on college campuses. Governor Jerry Brown signed a law into legislation - called the "Yes Means Yes" law. It's the first ...

25 March 2014

Court tackles contraception

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) A controversial mix of politics and religion was the focus of arguments inside the Supreme Court Tuesday. Justices are considering whether corporations have the same rights ...