Jackie Yerby of the group Catholic Oregonians for Marriage Equality, March 5, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Color Violet during Lent for equality

The group Catholic Oregonians for Marriage Equality will wear violet colors and buttons to show their support for same-sex marriage.

FILE - Members of the Occupy Portland movement took over part of downtown in mid-October 2011, with many dressed in Guy Fawkes masks from the 2005 movie "V for Vendetta." (Portland Tribune/Christopher Onstott)

How liberal is Portland?

This isn’t ‘Portlandia,’ but it sure feels like it according to a survey highlighting the Rose City’s very lefty political leanings.