Komo News is reporting that "You get more trouble in Portland for parking in a handicapped spot than you do having a baggie full of fentanyl that could kill a busload of kids. That's wrong,' said Hetfeld. Data from Portland State University and USA Facts back up the claim and show that people have been leaving Multnomah County, which includes Portland. Almost 9,000 people have left the county since 2019, at a time when fentanyl overdoses have gone in the other direction."
People KOMO News talked to on all sides believe Oregon Measure 110, which ed personal possession of drugs and was approved by voters back in the fall of 2020, changed the direction in the city.
Fentanyl overdoses have gone up 588% between 2019 and 2021, according to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. He said the good intentions of decriminalization were overwhelmed by bad execution." Decriminalization increased overdoses.
Portland has become a liberal sh*t hole. That's why half the state wants to separate and join Idaho. Portland crime is kiling their economy.
This is what the Vancouver extremists want to emulate.
KGW is reporting that "This is Portland, Oregon, two years after decriminalizing personal amounts of hard drugs," said reporter Lyndsay Duncombe. "The open drug use, the deaths worse than ever." That was their real agenda.
People are leaving Seattle for the same reason. "As crime spikes and affordability takes a hit, census numbers indicate even more people may leave King County. Even before the pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau found that King County lost more people than it gained."