The state of California has officially banned state-sponsored travel to the state of Montana over their more conservative views and social policies.
It’s a ridiculous form of liberal virtue signaling.
Of course, it hasn’t stopped California Governor Gavin Newsom from vacationing there.
Breitbart News reports:
Gavin Newsom Vacations in Montana Despite California’s Travel Ban
Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is on a personal vacation to Montana despite California’s ban on state-funded travel to the state over its conservative social policies.
Newsom’s vacation was first reported by CalMatters reporter Emily Hoeven, who noted that Newsom’s office had not disclosed his destination before the trip, as it usually does.
The Fox News Channel also confirmed Wednesday that Newsom was in Montana, where his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, has relatives who own a ranch. The two were married there in 2008.
California applied a travel ban to Montana in 2021 after the state adopted legislation to protect women’s sports from males competing as transgender females.
As California Attorney General Rob Bonta said at the time:
Montana is being added to California’s state-funded travel restrictions list as a result of House Bill 112 and Senate Bill 215. Signed into law on May 7, House Bill 112 prevents transgender women and girls from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity.
Is anyone surprised by this? What a hypocrite.
Democrats have banned state travel to these states.
You’ll note Montana is on the list.
Also of note, Gavin Newsom is currently vacationing in…Montana. pic.twitter.com/eyZysKXzXF
— Senator Melissa Melendez (@senatormelendez) July 6, 2022
— Newsmax (@newsmax) July 6, 2022
Montana has a 0% sales tax.
California's is 7.25%.
It's like Gavin Newsom is on his own Sales Tax Holiday.
— steve hilton (@SteveHiltonx) July 6, 2022
Do as I say, not as I do.
It’s the Democrat way.