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The Bathroom Problem

Let’s cut to the chase.  In the three hours of testimony for and against the Helena non-discrimination ordinance, a compelling problem was delineated by the opponents. Even though hundreds of municipalities, including many major cities–and entire states–have without incident outlawed discrimination on the basis of…

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This Amendment Needs to Go

The Helena non-discrimination ordinance is finally set for passage Monday, December 17th.  It will outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation.  The final hearing begins at 6pm in the City Commission Chambers on the 3rd floor of the City-County Building. There is a small snag, however….

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New Bloggers at From Eternity to Here

Good news: there are several new regular contributing bloggers over at one of my favorite blogs: D. Gregory Smith’s From Eternity to Here. This means lots more new content from around the state–including more political posts. Go check it out and welcome new contributors Jim Bruce, The…

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New Political Blog in the Bitterroot

I’ve just added a new progressive blog to the blogroll here.  Bill LaCroix is a writer, musician, and political activist who blogs about local and progressive politics, environmental issues, and more.  He says his blog: represents my call to elevate our critical modern discussions out…

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Decision Time

The Helena City Commission will hold the “first reading” for the nondiscrimination ordinance tonight, Monday, December 3rd at 6:00 pm in the Commission Chambers of the City-County Building.  When the ordinance passes, it will mean Helenans can no longer be fired, refused an apartment, or…

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Big Timber, Big Money

Big Timber citizens have a reason to be particularly concerned about dark money groups like American Tradition Partnership. The state leader for ATP, Doug Lair, resides in Sweet Grass County.  County Commissioner Bob Faw is even a major donor to the group. For some reason,…

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Don’t Miss These

There are a couple of really great documentary showings coming up that will be of interest to Cowgirl readers. First, the ACLU of Montana is hosting a screening tour of the “Code of the West.” This is the documentary film tells the  story of the medical marijuana…

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