Hate ordinance

City Council President Billy Montgomery listens to council member Jim West talk during a meeting to discuss a new hate crime ordinance at City Hall in Gillette. The council went on to pass the first reading of the ordinance, proposed by Montgomery, with a vote of 4-3.

A proposed hate crime ordinance passed its second reading Tuesday night on a 4-3 vote by the Gillette City Council.

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Singling out the Caucasian, Christian male? That is the only person you can commit any crime against and have it NOT be a hate crime in someone’s mind. It's also the only real minority left in the world.


Without a good Trans bathroom policy this bill has no teeth, gillette needs to get with modern times and pass a Trans bill of rights.

Howie Dewitt

"Others shared his concern, worrying that if Gillette passes this ordinance, the community will turn into cities like Chicago, New York or San Francisco, with high crime rates and large homeless populations."

This is undoubtedly the funniest thing i've ever read on this site.

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