Monday, July 7, 2014

Calamities Befall Oregon After Gay Marriage Ruling

It's no coincidence that Oregon is feeling the negative effects of Judge Michael McShane's ruling overturning the will of Oregon voters who voted to uphold marriage as between one man and one woman.  The judge is a Catholic and the first openly gay judge to serve on the bench in Oregon.  This timeline of events presents the calamities that have since plagued Oregon:

May 19, 2014:

Catholic and first openly gay Judge Michael McShane strikes down voter referendum defining marriage as between one man and one woman.

May 23, 2014:

The Portland Water Bureau on Friday urged about 670,000 people in its region to boil water they drink, use to prepare food or make ice, or brush their teeth with after three tests came back positive for E. coli bacteria.

June 10, 2014:

A student opens fire at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon, a city of 16,400 people 12 miles east of Portland killing a student, wounding a teacher before apparently taking his own life.

June 11, 2014: 

A mysterious disease that is turning sea stars to goo has taken off along the Oregon coast, with up to half or more of the creatures being infected in just the last few weeks, scientists say.

Until now, Oregon was the one state along the U.S. West Coast essentially spared from the disease.

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