Tag Archives: Montana

MONTANA: Tea Party Rep Introduces Bill Declaring Global Warming “Beneficial”

Newly elected Tea Party-backed Montana GOP state Rep. Joe Read has introduced a bill declaring that global warming is not only natural, it benefits the economy of his state. From Montana House Bill 429: The legislature finds that to ensure economic development in Montana and the appropriate management of Montana’s natural resources it is necessary to adopt a public policy …

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Montana GOP Rep: We Need Death Penalty To Stop Prisoners With HIV+ Blow Darts

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MONTANA: Bozeman Commission Backs Gay Couples In Lawsuit Against State

The Montana GOP might want to outlaw gay sex, but the Bozeman City Commission is more enlightened. Yesterday Bozeman’s city commissioners unanimously approved a resolution backing a pending lawsuit demanding equal treatment for LGBT couples in Montana. Bozeman, population 27,000, maybe be small by most standards, but they are the fifth largest town in Montana and the very first to …

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MONTANA: Republican Party Wants To “Keep Homosexual Acts Illegal”

The Montana GOP refuses to remove a call to “keep homosexual acts illegal”, which falls under the “Crime” section of their party platform, despite the Supreme Court’s 2003 Lawrence ruling. In fact, they are keeping the plank even though Montana’s own state Supreme Court struck down a ban on gay sex six years before SCOTUS. Montana GOP executive director Bowen …

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MONTANA: Tea Party Head Fired After Facebook Joke About Killing Gays

Montana Tea Party president Tim Ravndal has been fired after making Facebook jokes about the murder of Matthew Shepard in a posting denouncing same-sex marriage and the ACLU. Ravndal’s Facebook friend: “I think fruits are decorative. Hang up where they can be seen and appreciated. Call Wyoming for display instructions.” Ravndal responded: “Where can I get that Wyoming printed instruction …

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MONTANA: State Sued By ACLU On Behalf Of Seven Gay Couples

Today the ACLU filed suit against the state of Montana on behalf of seven same-sex couples in a move to legalize domestic partnerships. Via press release: The goal of this lawsuit is ensure that same-sex couples are able to protect their families with the same kind of legal protections that opposite-sex couples are offered through marriage. Because there is a …

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Family Research Council: Sex Education Will Teach Kids To Be Gay

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MONTANA: Bigots File Lawsuit To Overturn Small Town’s New LGBT Rights Law

Back in April the city council of the small town of Missoula, Montana added LGBT people to its housing and employment protections. Now the idiots behind the site Not My Bathroom have filed a lawsuit against the town claiming their petition attempt to have the law repealed by referendum is being blocked. The lawsuit says plaintiffs diligently worked to craft …

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LGBT Rights For Missoula, Montana

Yesterday the Missoula, Montana city council voted 10-2 to approve of adding LGBT people to the city’s employment and housing discrimination laws. “Most of us can’t remember civil rights in action,” said Councilwoman Stacy Rye, an ordinance sponsor. “This is it for us. This is our lifetimes.” In front of citizens who sat through a nearly seven-hour meeting, the council …

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Men In Dresses Prepare To Invade Ladies Rooms In Small Montana Town

Tonight the city council of Missoula, Montana will consider an LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance that has brought out the typical “men in ladies rooms” screams by God’s Gentle People™, who last week marched with signs prompted by the NotMyBathroom.com website. NOTMYBATHROOM.COM is an action to defeat the Missoula anti-discrimination ordinance or more accurately called THE PEEPING TOM PROTECTION ORDINANCE. A review …

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