Oregon DOJ News

Reports of Hate and Bias Increase Per 3rd Annual Statewide Report

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today received the third annual report from the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) on data from 2021 regarding hate crimes and bias incidents in Oregon. The Oregon DOJ Bias Response Hotline (Hotline) received the most reports in its history, with 1,683 reports made to the Hotline in 2021. Of these reports,… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 1, 2022

AG Rosenblum Statement on Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Environmental Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt another severe blow to our climate today in a case that addresses the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. “Today’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA—which hamstrings the Environmental Protection Agency in its ability to address greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act—is deeply… View Article

Posted in Media Release on June 30, 2022

AG Rosenblum Demands Federal Action on Toxic Metals in Baby Foods

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 22 state attorneys general calling on the heads of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take immediate action to reduce the amount of toxic metals in baby food. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf, Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannis, and… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on June 29, 2022

AG Rosenblum, Coalition of Attorneys General Issue Statement Reaffirming Commitment to Protecting Abortion Care

Despite U.S. Supreme Court decision, national coalition of 22 attorneys general emphasize that abortion remains safe and legal in states across the country Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and a national coalition of 22 attorneys general today issued a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to supporting and expanding access to abortion care. Despite the U.S…. View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on June 28, 2022

Statement from Attorney General Rosenblum on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

It’s official: The Supreme Court released its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization »  this morning, directly overruling the Constitutional right of a woman to choose whether to terminate her pregnancy — a right guaranteed to every person in every state since Roe v. Wade was decided by the same court nearly 50 years ago. … View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on June 24, 2022