Postedon Sep 22, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Republican State Senator John Brueggeman of Polson is taking a stand on LGBT rights, and is proposing a bill which would strike language from Montana law which prohibits homosexuality.
Postedon Jul 23, 2010 at 01:59 pm
The ACLU on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Montana on behalf of several same-sex couples. The couples say the state denies them the same protections straight married couples receive in health care, end-of-life decision-making and inheritance.
Postedon Sep 30, 2008 at 02:47 pm
September 30, 2008
A Missoula District Court judge on Monday confirmed Michelle Kulstad's custody rights to children she raised for years with a same-sex partner, who then sought sole custody when the relationship ended. “To discriminate further against Ms. Kulstad because of her sexual preference in this day and age is no different than telling a person to go to the back of the bus because of her skin color,” District Judge Ed McLean wrote. [Link]
Postedon Oct 02, 2006 at 12:12 pm
October 2, 2006
The church became an "incidental campaign committee" by holding meetings, distributing petitions, and being involved in political activities. [link]
Postedon May 09, 2005 at 12:14 pm
May 9, 2005
A court ruling stated Montana's University System must provide benefits to domestic partners of its employees. Unfortunately, stringent restrictions require the couples to provide proof of partnership that many say are unreasonable. [link]
Postedon Mar 03, 2005 at 12:16 pm
March 3, 2005
The Senate approved legislation allowing residents to designate anyone, regardless of sexuality, as their next of kin. The bill also allows hospital visitation and authority to make medical decisions. The legislation now moves forward to the House. [link]