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by jhwygirl Montana Rep. Kristen Hansen’s pro-discrimination bill, HB516 was pulled from second reading today and referred back to committee with a 44-4 vote on the Senate floor. Interesting. Advertisements

by jhwygirl We’ve written a number of times about Havre Montana Representative Kristen Hansen’s pro-hate bill HB516. In brief summary, the bill would nullify Bozeman and Missoula’s equality ordinances – Bozeman’s of which extended equal protections to all its employees and Missoula’s, a more extensive ordinance which extended equal protection to gays, lesbians, bisexual and […]

by jhwygirl Aside from my own personal feelings on texting-while-driving regulations (texting only being pretty much unenforceable) the Montana GOP sent quite a message in the legislature on Friday, such that Senate Minority Leader Carol Williams at the end of the day called it “Black Friday” and “the absolute worst day of the legislative session.” […]

by jhwygirl The state’s Senate Judiciary Committee deadlocked on HB161, the bill proposed by House Speaker Mike Milburn, that would repeal Montana’s Citizen Initiative 148, which passed in 2004 Sen. Milburn is a resident of Cascade, a member of the Grand Old Party and a man working on his 4th term in the House. We […]

By Duganz Back in 2001 I read an article about some people trying to get “Intelligent Design” taught in classes alongside science. I laughed it off because any five year old can disprove the Biblical story of creation. Here’s a script you’ve surely heard: Mother: What’s your favorite dinosaur Billy? Billy: By answering that question, […]

by jhwygirl There is a bill geared at denying equality to certain people in Montana that will be heard in legislative committee today. It applies retroactively in an effort to quash Missoula and Bozeman’s equality ordinances which extended protections to gays, lesbians and transgendered persons (Bozeman’s not being as far reaching). There was also some […]

by jhwygirl In this episode we refer you to Rep. Kristin Hansen (R-Havre) who introduced her pro-discrimination bill HB516 to the House with a first reading on Saturday. A woman. How refreshing. Hansen’s bill is designed to prohibit local government ordinances geared at promoting equality. It applies retroactively. How’s that for conservative small-government? Jobs Jobs […]




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