Daily Archives: February 4, 2013

Wacky GOP Bills of the 2013 Session

Back by popular demand after the big hit in 2011, here is the current list of actual Republican bills in the 2013 Montana Legislature.  Enjoy.


1. Amend the U.S. Constitution to prevent President from entering into any arms treaties that infringe on gun rights. HJ 5

2. Allow corporal punishment in lieu of incarceration for misdemeanor crimes and felonies, punishment to be imposed be commensurate with the severity, nature, and degree of the harm caused by the offender. Punishment must be administered publicly.  LC1452

3. Authorize alkaline hydrolysis as a means of dissolving human remains in lieu of cremation, as is done with animal carcasses. LC226

4. Authorize trapping of mountain lions by Montana residents.  HB 29 Continue reading