montana human rights network http://mtpr.org en Montana no longer an "oasis in the abortion desert" http://mtpr.org/post/montana-no-longer-oasis-abortion-desert <p>The All Families Healthcare office was broken into in early March and vandalized to an extent that made it unable to reopen. This has been the only medical office in the Flathead Valley to offer abortion services.</p><p>The break-in prompted the Montana Human Rights Network and NARAL/ProChoice-Montana to raise funds to help Physicians Assistant Susan Cahill who runs the office, cover the costs of the damage.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:15:13 +0000 Katrin Frye 19782 at http://mtpr.org Some thoughts on the state of racial equality in Montana http://mtpr.org/post/some-thoughts-state-racial-equality-montana <p>Martin Luther King Junior Day provides a time for us to reflect on equality.</p><p>The civil rights leader spent his life pursuing equal opportunity for all people, especially people of different racial backgrounds.</p><p>In this story, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce speaks with Co-director of the Montana Human Rights Network Kim Abbott about the state of race issues in Montana.</p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Dan Boyce 13854 at http://mtpr.org Flathead MLK Day event looks at civil rights and slavery through song http://mtpr.org/post/flathead-mlk-day-event-looks-civil-rights-and-slavery-through-song <p>Civil Rights, slavery in U-S history, and modern day slavery are being looked at during a Martin Luther King Junior Day event in the Flathead.</p><p>The event which features a combined Flathead and Glacier High School choir, members of the Alpine Theater Project, as well as the Saint Charles Women’s Choir.</p><p>“Love Lives Here” is affiliated with the Montana Human Rights Network and it’s sponsoring a this program titled: “Let Freedom Sing: Songs that Changed America.”</p><p>“We’re trying to cover the songs that really effected America,” said organizer Ina Albert.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:07:46 +0000 Katrin Frye 13786 at http://mtpr.org Flathead MLK Day event looks at civil rights and slavery through song