Tag Archives: Billings

Perkins Cheers Defeat Of Billings Bill

“It was well after 3:00 a.m., but to people in Billings, Montana, it was never too late to stand up to the forces of political correctness. Thanks to Mayor Tom Hanel, that’s exactly what the largest city in the state did — beating back a dangerous bathroom bill that would have literally opened the doors of Billings’s public showers, locker ...

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MONTANA: Local Haters Celebrate Rejection Of LGBT Rights Bill In Billings

“We are so thankful for your faithful prayers and your unwavering support to defeat this ordinance. Please consider sending a quick email to the council members and Mayor Hanel, who voted against the ordinance, thanking them for standing strong in the face of much adversity.” – The Montana Family Foundation, who will host Fox News reporter Todd Starnes at its ...

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MONTANA: GOP Billings Mayor Casts Deciding Vote Against LGBT Rights Bill

Via the Billings Gazette: Saying he doesn’t believe Billings is ready for a nondiscrimination ordinance, Mayor Tom Hanel cast the decisive vote just past 3 a.m. Tuesday to defeat the long-debated measure. Hanel said he applied a standard from Rotary International to help him reach his decision: “I needed to ask myself, is this fair to everyone, beneficial to everyone? ...

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editorial board of Montana’s Billings Gazette: Is it OK for a good worker to be fired because her employer learned she is lesbian? Is it right for a landlord to refuse to rent to otherwise qualified tenants because they are gay? Should local businesses be allowed to refuse service to people because they appear to be transgender? The ...

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