OREGON ATTORNEY GENERAL ELLEN ROSENBLUM WAS IN MEDFORD LAST NIGHT, WITH WHAT IS BEING CALLED HER “HATE CRIMES TASK FORCE.” SHE LISTENED TO DOZENS OF SPEAKERS AT THE MEDFORD LIBRARY.  EACH WAS ONLY GIVEN THREE MINUTES TO SHARE THEIR STORY OF BEING DISCRIMINATED AGAINST. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS HER TASK FORCE IS ON AN ACCELERATED TIME LINE TO GET A HATE CRIME BILL IN FRONT OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE BY THE TIME THEY RECONVENE LATER THIS MONTH.