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Friday, September 20, 2013

The Portland International Airport banned ads by Oregon Wild as part of a campaign to defeat a Congressional bill to increase logging on federal forests.

The ad against expanded logging is a blowup of a postcard depicting a hillside where all the trees have been cut and hauled away, saying, "Welcome to Oregon, Home of the Clearcut!"

Oregon ACLU director Dave Fidanque said the Oregon Constitution prohibits government censorship of speech, including political speech.

Read more at KGW.

 

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