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Montana House narrowly defeats ‘religious freedom’ bill on deadlocked vote

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Montana state capitol in Helena.
Gov. Steve Bullock: "What's happening in Indiana is something that shouldn't be happening in Montana. We don't need laws like that imported into our state." [...]

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Attempts fail to bring tabled LGBT rights bills to Montana Senate, House floors

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
J. Stephen Conn
Democrats on Monday tried unsuccessfully to "blast" four tabled bills to the Senate and House floors, including one that would ban discrimination against LGBT Montanans. [...]

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Ninth Circuit puts hold on Montana appeal of same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the attorney general's request to put a hold on his appeal of a court ruling that Montana's ban on same-sex is unconstitutional. [...]

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Montana Attorney General asking for delay in same-sex marriage appeal

Friday, February 6, 2015
Attorney General Tim Fox (R-Mont.)
A spokesman for the Montana attorney general says the state will move to delay its appeal of a ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. [...]

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Montana Senate panel tables bill that would create statewide LGBT protections

Friday, January 30, 2015
Montana state capitol in Helena.
Montana lawmakers all in one day heard testimony, voted against and then tabled a bill that would provide protections for gay, lesbian, transgender and other people in the state. [...]

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Montana lawmakers consider eliminating law banning same‑sex marriage

Friday, January 30, 2015
J. Stephen Conn
Rep. Bryce Bennett of Missoula introduced House Bill 282 in the House Judiciary Committee Friday. The Democrat's bill would remove same-sex couples from a list of prohibited marriages. [...]

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Montana High School Association shelves proposed policy for transgender athletes

Friday, January 16, 2015
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The decision to withdraw the proposal came after the four executive board members determined there is insufficient support among the association's member schools. [...]

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Montana high school association to vote on policy for transgender student athletes

Sunday, January 11, 2015
Montana
The proposed policy would enable transgender teens to compete in high school athletics based on their gender identity. [...]

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Ninth Circuit sets schedule for Montana AG’s appeal of gay marriage ruling

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Attorney General Tim Fox (R-Mont.)
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Opening arguments from Montana's attorney general are due Feb. 27 in his appeal of a federal court order that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban. Attorney General Tim Fox has said it's his sworn duty to uphold Montana's Constitution, which voters amended in 2004 ... [...]

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Some Mont. clerks won’t issue same-sex marriage licenses for religious reasons

Friday, November 21, 2014
Ted Ribey with the Clerk of District Court's office in Yellowstone County attaches a seal to the wedding license of Jill Houk and Randi Paul, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Billings, Mont. At least 5 other clerks in the county are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A few county clerks in Montana's Yellowstone County are refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, citing their religious opposition to same-sex marriage. [...]

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