5-18-2020–Photos: Women’s March Salem

5-18-2020–Photos: Women’s March Salem

In the midst of quarantine, I thought it would be a good time more than anything to get some photos published from the Women’s March on Sunday, March 8, 2020, which took place at the Capitol days before this fiasco started. With that in mind, many events in Salem, Oregon, had been recently impacted due […]

5-07-2020–Hundreds gathered at Oregon Capitol to #ReOpenOregon

5-07-2020–Hundreds gathered at Oregon Capitol to #ReOpenOregon

Anti-lockdown protestors stormed the Oregon Capitol to demand that Oregon reduce state restrictions and allow them to go back to work on Saturday, May 2, 2020.   Ronnie Daniels, one of the speakers at the protest, spoke about the “Wuhan Virus,” and expressed concerns that, “This is a shutdown, 1 out of seven, in this […]

03-18-2020–Oregon Governor Signs Executive Order

03-18-2020–Oregon Governor Signs Executive Order

Despite Republican efforts to curb the climate bill, climate activists gathered behind Gov. Kate Brown in solidarity for taking climate action into the next step. “While today’s young people are also encouraged to make our world a better place, our planet is running out of time. I have heard it loud and clear…climate action is […]

03-2-20–Salem Climate Strike

03-2-20–Salem Climate Strike

Climate Activists held a climate strike in front of the Oregon Capitol to advocate for climate action on Friday, Feb. 28. Their mission began shortly after the Republican senators walked out on Monday, Feb. 25 to try and curb an environmental bill (HB 1530) from being passed. Telling them to “do their jobs and protect […]

2-20-2020–Oregon Vapor Trade Association held Vape Day rally at the Oregon State Capitol

2-20-2020–Oregon Vapor Trade Association held Vape Day rally at the Oregon State Capitol

The Oregon Vapor Trade Association (OVTA) held a lobby day in front of the Oregon Capitol on Monday, Feb. 10. Their mission included representing manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers of vape products for the state of Oregon. Sharing a vision of unity regarding state and federal level advocacy programs and tobacco harm education with an […]

2-20-2020–Photos: Salem Oregon Climate Strike

2-20-2020–Photos: Salem Oregon Climate Strike

Taking part in a Climate Strike, student activists flooded the Capitol steps on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.

2-14-2020–Joey Nation held ‘Make Oregon Safe Again’ rally

2-14-2020–Joey Nation held ‘Make Oregon Safe Again’ rally

Joey Nations organized a “Make Oregon Safe Again” rally to boost his support and run for congress on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.  Before Nation’s event aired out, opposition to the event was posted on a Facebook page to ”drown out the hate with love,” which had people show up with little red hearts that read, […]

2-13–2020–Photos: Climate Emergency Day of Action

2-13–2020–Photos: Climate Emergency Day of Action

Oregonians gathered in front of the Oregon State Capitol in support of SB 1530, otherwise known as a climate bill to declare an emergency to modify statewide greenhouse emission reduction goals on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

02-3-2020–Oregon residents holds rally at the Oregon Capitol

02-3-2020–Oregon residents holds rally at the Oregon Capitol

Oregon residents rallied in front of the Oregon Capitol in protest of the Carbon Tax plan that is said to be “one of the most complex and sprawling pieces of legislation,” (Oregonian) on Monday, Jan. 3.

01-20-2020–2nd Amendment Rally

01-20-2020–2nd Amendment Rally

Joey Nations held a 2nd Amendment Rally at the Oregon Capitol in support of Donald J. Trump and defending gun rights on Jan. 20, 2020. Over the increasing demand for some sort of gun laws to be in effect by their counterparts, Nations and his colleagues held firm as they criticized other politicians who’d defame […]