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Senators from Wyoming cities that support LGBT rights send mixed messages by voting down a statewide workplace nondiscrimination bill

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“People ask what are the consequences of cannabis. The consequence is that a person is alive”: House cuts sentence for marijuana, but won’t budge on medical use

Before today, no bill reducing penalties for even small amounts of marijuana had ever passed a chamber of the Wyoming Legislature. That barrier was shattered …

Wyoming House ignores UW faculty senate’s plea to stop concealed carry, as two gun bills move on to the Senate

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Right-to-life advocates pack a House hearing on proposed abortion laws, as a committee passes three on to the floor

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House members evoke a sense of danger to argue against UW making its own decisions about guns on campus

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Anti-LGBT bill HB-135 was not an innocent “religious freedom” act

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House panel chooses to keep Wyoming’s working poor in poverty

The Wyoming State Legislature’s House Labor, Health and Social Services Committee could have voted to raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour Friday, …

In the face of intense public outcry, anti-LGBT bill’s sponsors pull it from consideration, citing the need for “more discussion”

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There was no one to stop the madmen: Bills banning gun-free zones at schools and government meetings advance

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Wyoming legislators propose the worst anti-LGBT law in the nation

With a proposed bill like a hunting license, an extreme right-wing faction of lawmakers has declared open season on Wyoming’s LGBT couples and individuals.

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