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No Oregon Anti-Discrimination Referendum

It looks like the attempt to challenge Oregon's Anti-Discrimination law via referendum has failed.
 http://www.gayrightswatch.com/2007/10/breaking-referendum-on-anti.html

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BREAKING: REFERENDUM ON ANTI-DISCRIMINATION FAILED

The anti-gay referendum attempt on Oregon's Anti-Discrimination law has FAILED. Supporters of discrimination could only muster up 53, 875 valid signatures and they needed at least 55,179 to force the vote in November 2008.

This means that both Oregon's Domestic Partnership law (referendum failed earlier this week) and Oregon's Anti-Discrimination law will go into effect as planned on January 1, 2008.

Good job my fellow Oregonians. I'll update the blog when we get the official count.