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Atheists May Receive Civil Rights Protections in Portland, Oregon 

February 18, 2019
Portland has a large population who identify as being religiously unaffiliated. The city of Currently, the city law doesn’t have special protections in place for people who are non-adherents to religion, but a proposed ordinance could lead to such a change. Specifically, the proposed ordinance would add atheists to a protected class list that already […]

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Portlanders respond to killings with prayer and eclectic spirituality | Religion News Service

June 14, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Beside the makeshift memorial that has sprung up outside the light-rail station where three men were stabbed on a train, Bernal Cruz knelt, holding a bunch of flowers and his toddler son. “As I get older and as my kids get older, I feel a different impact as these things happen,” Cruz said, as he added his bouquet to the de facto secular altars that have sprung up in the form of candles, images of deities of Eastern religions and handwritten notes. Portland may be the ... Read more about Portlanders respond to killings with prayer and eclectic spirituality | Religion News Service