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Oregon Workplace Religious Freedom Act Passes

BY VOTE OF 38-21 OREGON’S WORKPLACE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT PASSES IN OREGON’S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES! ark it down on your calendar, because this bill effort was a “historic,” if not a heroic, testament of God’s divine providence and power working through human instruments! May 29, 2009 will long live in the memory of the leadership and support team of the ... Read More »

Forced Unionization Bill is Defeated!

Washington HB 1329 Dies in Senate Ways & Means Committee B 1329, a bill spearheaded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in Washington State, died last night in the Ways and Means Committee of the Washington State Legislature. It was a bill that would have forced collective bargaining on all Child Care Center directors and workers, including private and ... Read More »

Oregon Governor Repeals Religious Garb Prohibition

n April 1, Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski made history by signing a landmark bill that allows public school teachers within the state to wear religious clothing required by their religious faith in their classrooms. This was no April Fools’ joke. A Legislative Mandate Oregon House Bill 3686 passed both legislative branches by very large margins. It comes on the heels ... Read More »

Oregon Workplace Religious Freedom Act

 passes. Both House & Senate support bill… More Read More »

Ban On Teachers’ Religious Garb Lifted in Oregon

Oregon lawmakers Tuesday voted to repeal an 87-year-old law that bans public school teachers from wearing religious clothing in the classroom. Supporters of lifting the restriction say it discriminates… Read More »

Oregon Governor Signs Workplace Religious Freedom Act

n a sweltering Friday summer evening, and just two minutes prior to going on stage before 2,000 Christians at the Gladstone, Oregon Campmeeting, the Honorable Representative Dave Hunt (D), Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Oregon Legislature, informed the president and staff of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association that Governor Ted Kulongoski had signed Senate Bill 786, the Oregon ... Read More »

Dave Hunt Publicly Recognized as a Champion of Religious Freedom

Greg Hamilton thanked the Speaker for his faithful diligence in championing religious freedom for all people of faith in Oregon, including Seventh-day Adventist Christians, by giving him a plaque with the symbol of the torch of religious freedom. He also praised Representative Hunt “for championing such a noble cause in the State of Oregon” and for “your foresight and leadership ... Read More »