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Sarah Jetty shares her testimony

Sarah Jetty shares her testimony

Sarah Jetty, a transgender woman, shares her testimony Monday at a Billings City Council meeting to further discuss the language of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance.

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Liz Welch hugs and thanks Sarah Jetter

Liz Welch hugs and thanks Sarah Jetter

Liz Welch, right, hugs transgender woman Sarah Jetter and thanks her for her testimony Monday at a Billings City Council meeting to further discuss the language of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance.

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Sue Schaefer listens to testimony

Sue Schaefer listens to testimony

Sue Schaefer listens to testimony from the public Monday at a Billings City Council meeting to further discuss the language of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance.

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Shauna Goubeaux shares her testimony

Shauna Goubeaux shares her testimony

Shauna Goubeaux speaks in support of the nondiscrimination ordinance Monday at the Billings City Council meeting.

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Shauna Goubeaux shares pictures of her adopted son

Shauna Goubeaux shares pictures of her adopted son

Shauna Goubeaux shares a photo of her 17-month old son with friend Daniel Mehrens on Monday at a Billings City Council meeting to further discuss the language of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance. Goubeaux spoke out against a previous speaker who mentioned the safety and happiness of children…

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NDO discussion continues

NDO discussion continues

A woman references adoption in her testimony against the nondiscrimination ordinance at the City Council meeting.

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Billings residents to vote on public safety levy

Billings residents to vote on public safety levy

After hearing a presentation from City Administrator Tina Volek and also hearing from the public, the Billings City Council voted unanimously Monday on an ordinance to ask voters to decide on a levy to cover public safety needs caused by the community’s anticipated growth over the next 10 years.

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Gazette opinion: Public needs more information on safety levy

Gazette opinion: Public needs more information on safety levy

On Monday night, Billings City Council plans to start the process of asking voters for an increase in property taxes to support police and fire services.

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NDO Conversation Continues

NDO Conversation Continues

Members of the public lined up to provide their opinions to the Billings City Council during a meeting to further discuss the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday.

July 07, 2014 9:34 pm Photos

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An opponent shares his opinion

An opponent shares his opinion

Ben Uselman, an opponent of the NDO, shares his opinion with the Billings City Council Monday night.

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A packed city council chamber

A packed city council chamber

People pack the chambers of the Billings City Council meeting to discuss the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance Monday.

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NDO supporter Hyvonen shakes his head

NDO supporter Hyvonen shakes his head

NDO supporter Randy Hyvonen shakes his head during the testimony of an NDO opponent during a Billings City Council meeting Monday.

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NDO supporter Carol Mick shows shock

NDO supporter Carol Mick shows shock

NDO supporter Carol Mick puts her hands to her face in surprise and disdain after hearing a statement she found offensive during the testimony of an NDO opponent during a Billings City Council meeting on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance Monday.

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Jill Gliko signs a statement of support

Jill Gliko signs a statement of support

Jill Gliko, left, signs a statement of support for the nondiscrimination ordinance brought by Marty Ortiz, right, before the Billings City Council meeting Monday.

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City Councilman Mike Yakowich

City Councilman Mike Yakowich

City councilman Mike Yakawich listens intently during the Billings City Council meeting Monday on the NDO.

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Discussing language

Discussing language

From left, Jaq Quanbeck, Charlyn Scheffelman and Jerry Nordstrom discuss the wording of certain portions of the nondiscrimination ordinance before the Billings City Council meeting Monday.

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Transgender woman Sarah Jetter

Transgender woman Sarah Jetter

Sarah Jetter, 33, a transgender woman and Bozeman resident, shares her testimony with the Billings City Council over the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance Monday.

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Sabrina Currie's rainbow nails

Sabrina Currie's rainbow nails

Sabrina Currie, a bisexual woman in favor of the NDO, puts her hand to her face during the testimony of an NDO opponent during the Billings City Council meeting Monday.

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Lining up to share testimony

Lining up to share testimony

Members of the public line up to share their testimony to the Billings City Council during a meeting to further discuss the language of proposed nondiscrimination ordinance Monday.

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Mayor Thomas Hanel

Mayor Thomas Hanel

Mayor Tom Hanel looks over information during the Billings City Council meeting on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance on July 7.

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