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Mormon Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has prohibited nearly all parishioners from carrying lethal weapons on church property.

Prior to the shift in policy, having a weapon on church grounds was considered "inappropriate."

The change was revealed in an update to a handbook sent electronically to local church leaders over the weekend.

The University of Montana campus.
Josh Burnham / Montana Public Radio

Montana University officials are condemning accusations of unfair hiring practices at the University of Montana. The charge is leveled by a group of community members and UM faculty.

New Boy Scout Policy: Too Soon To Feel Montana Impact

Aug 26, 2015

Last month, the Boy Scouts of America lifted their ban on gay scout leaders, but Boy Scout officials in Montana say it’s too soon to tell whether the national organization’s policy change will have much of an impact here.