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Montana Considers LGBT Antidiscrimination Bill

Montana Considers LGBT Antidiscrimination Bill

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Montana's House Judiciary Committee is considering whether to include LGBT people in the state's antidiscrimination law, KFBB.com reports.

"These are our sons, daughters and neighbors and constitutes and they are entitled to live a free life from discrimination," said Democratic state representative Edie McClafferty, who has introduced legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Montana Human Rights Act.

But McClafferty's bill was also met with opposition from some antigay groups during a Friday hearing in Helena: "This bill actually discriminates against me and those who believe as I do that homosexuality and transgender and all of these things is an abomination to God," said Harold Himes, a pastor and a member of Montana Eagle Forum.

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