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2006-05-03 21:17:56

Please read in paragraph 2 "all but three were men." By Charles Johnson HELENA, Montana (Reuters) - Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One. The 78 people -- all but three were men -- were arrested and convicted of violating a restrictive state Sedition Act for criticizing the U.S. role in World War One or for refusing to buy war bonds....

2006-05-03 19:47:47

By Charles Johnson HELENA, Montana (Reuters) - Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One. The 78 people -- all but one were men -- were arrested and convicted of violating a restrictive state Sedition Act for criticizing the U.S. role in World War One or for refusing to buy war bonds. Some of the people, many of whom were immigrants,...

2006-02-09 20:48:43

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The governor of Montana, an enthusiastic backer of the state's first bison hunt in 15 years, granted a last-minute reprieve to nine bison set for slaughter after they escaped Yellowstone National Park, his office said on Thursday. Gov. Brian Schweitzer decided the bison should "be turned loose in the kind of nice, comfortable place bison like to be," said Hal Harper, his chief policy adviser. The bison faced a death sentence after making a break from...


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