Articles tagged with: law

07 July 2015

Lawmakers pass bill that allows women access to birth control without prescription

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Starting next year, women can skip the health clinic and head straight to the pharmacy for birth control.  Governor Kate Brown signed the bill into law on Monday, giving women easie ...

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 ...