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Posts Tagged ‘ parental consent’

Planned Parenthood sues state over two abortion measures

Planned Parenthood of Montana filed a lawsuit Thursday against two measures restricting the abortion rights of minors, one just passed by the 2013 Legislature and the other passed by Montana voters in 2012.

Senate considers parental consent for abortion referendum

House Bill 521 would ask voters to consider requiring minors to get parental consent to have an abortion.

The Republican plan sets aside state money for poor Montanans to purchase private health insurance from the Affordable Care Act insurance exchange.

Republicans passing collection of referenda in order to bypass Bullock veto

One lawmaker says the practice is an abuse of the referendum process and abdication of the legislature’s responsibilities.

The House will meet Thursday to vote on a number of bills, including House Bill 505, which would make physician assisted suicide illegal in Montana.