Bozeman, Mont., city commissioners approved a resolution Monday night backing a group of same-sex couples fighting for the state to legally recognize their relationships.
The commissioners' vote was unanimous amid cheering from gay activists holding court outside of Bozeman City Hall, KXLH News reports.
"I think there are kids out there that are terrified of who they are and what they are," Mayor Jeff Krauss said, according to the report. "They need to hear they are all welcome here and, yes, life for you can be normal here in Bozeman."
Court proceedings in the lawsuit from the seven gay and lesbian couples resume in Montana in October.
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