PNS Daily Newscast - June 3, 2020 

Episcopal bishops call out Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in DC; and a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Dept.

2020Talks - June 3, 2020 

Eight states plus Washington DC had primaries yesterday, in the midst of both the new coronavirus pandemic and clashes between law enforcement and protestors.

Public News Service - OR: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

PHOTO: Ellen Rosenblum spoke at the PSJ statewide gathering.

KEIZER, Ore. - A weekend conference focused on rethinking Oregon's justice system, to invest fewer dollars in prison beds and more for services to help victims and prevent crime. About 200 people gathered in Keizer, near Salem, south of Portland, to voice their support for a new campaign, called "St

PORTLAND, Ore. - The year isn't quite over, but it's looking like another record-breaker for domestic violence shelters in Oregon, with about 50 percent more requests for help than the system can accommodate. It also indicates a public safety system that's out of balance, according to some - includi

SALEM, Ore. - Crime survivors' groups are asking state lawmakers to shift money designated for more prison beds into programs that prevent crime and support survivors' services instead. Bob Robison, who lost his job as a victim services manager to Multnomah County budget cuts, says public-safety do

SALEM, Ore. - Valentine's Day is anything but romantic for victims of domestic violence - and in Oregon, their numbers are increasing. According to the "National Census of Domestic Violence Services," on a single day, Oregon providers served almost 2,000 domestic violence victims and answered more t

PORTLAND, Ore. - One of the more controversial issues on the Oregon midterm election ballot is Measure 73. It's a "tough on crime" initiative to increase mandatory sentences for people convicted of repeat drunk driving, and for some felony sex offenses. Opponents say cash-strapped Oregon can't affor

CLACKAMAS, Ore. - Arizona has been making most of the immigration-related headlines, but today, an Oregon protest calls attention to Latinos' concerns about a federal program that joins local and national law enforcement. Clackamas, Marion and Multnomah Counties are part of the national "Secure Com

PORTLAND, Ore. - Almost two-thirds of Oregon domestic violence programs participated in a recent National Census of Domestic Violence Services, counting how much and what types of assistance they provided in a single 24-hour period. Results released this week find that in a single day, almost 600 Or

PORTLAND, Ore. - Valentine's Day is anything but "hearts and flowers" when one partner can't control their temper, and dating violence can happen at any age. A 2009 survey of Oregon 11th-graders found six percent had been intentionally hit, slapped or physically hurt by someone they were dating. N

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