Oregon Progressives Defend Racial and Economic Apartheid
For years I would hit the Raleigh Hills Starbucks most mornings. It is a community coffee house, which acts as town square. People from the nearby neighborhoods meet friends, tell stories, and talk politics and sports. I am always surprised by the vehemence with which these mostly progressive people find the economic, and racial apartheid of the Oregon urban growth boundary acceptable. Of course, most have benefited hugely by the massive run up in home prices over the past three decades.
Like the Antiplanner, I have always found this law unacceptably discriminatory, and without discernible benefits to the community. Although it would hurt my home value, it should be overturned, now.