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Lawmakers take aim at two gay-rights measures

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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013 4:01 pm

HELENA — Montana lawmakers considered a pair of familiar gay -rights measures Tuesday, one that would strike an obsolete state law that criminalizes gay sex and another that would expand anti-discrimination protections.

The state Senate overwhelmingly endorsed a proposal that repeals an anti-gay law ruled unconstitutional in 1997 by the Montana Supreme Court. The state’s deviate sexual relations law still makes illegal “sexual contact or sexual intercourse between two persons of the same sex.”

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