Proposed laws in more than two dozen states, including MT, seek to exclude transgender youth from interscholastic sports, depriving them of community and confidence-building skills.
Fears that trans athletes will take over women’s sports have proven unfounded. While trans athletes occasionally win, they haven’t dominated their fields or even taken sports scholarships from non-trans athletes.
In statehouses around the country lawmakers are considering dozens of restrictive bills to purge voters from rolls, limit early and absentee voting, add voter ID requirements and eliminate automatic and same-day voter registration.
Conservation advocates say the governor’s plan to implement recreational marijuana is ignoring the will of Montana voters by taking money that was earmarked for public lands and redirecting it into the state’s General Fund.