All four have already passed in the House By Dave Andrusko Having already passed the full Montana state House on votes of 67-33, four pro-life bills passed Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The party-line vote was seven Republicans in favor, four Democrats opposed. The proposals now head to the full Senate. As NRL News …Continue reading "Montana Senate Judiciary Committee advances four pro-life bills to full Senate"
By Dave Andrusko As expected, this week pro-abortion Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) vetoed bills that would ban the abortion of pain-capable babies, require that abortion survivors be treated no differently than any other baby born at the same gestational age, and provide that mothers receive an opportunity to view the ultrasound and hear the …Continue reading "Pro-abortion Montana Gov. vetoes pro-life bills"
By Dave Andrusko Legislators in Montana are moving on two of National Right to Life’s highest legislative priorities. The Montana Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is modeled on NRLC’s proposed legislation. The bill, if enacted, would protect infants from abortion when they have reached the point where they are pain-capable. HB 500 passed the House …Continue reading "Montana making headway on two important pro-life bills"
WASHINGTON –National Right to Life has endorsed pro-life state Auditor Matt Rosendale in Montana’s U.S. Senate election following his primary win Tuesday night. Rosendale will challenge pro-abortion Sen. Jon Tester in November. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Matt Rosendale, whose position on life reflects the true values of Montana’s voters,” said Carol …Continue reading "National Right to Life endorses Matt Rosendale against Jon Tester for U.S. Senate in Montana"
Third consecutive pro-life win in 2017 elections WASHINGTON – National Right to Life congratulates pro-life Republican Greg Gianforte for his solid win against pro-abortion Democrat Rob Quist in yesterday’s special election in Montana. Gianforte will replace pro-life Rep. Ryan Zinke, who was named U.S. Secretary of the Interior. The National Right to Life Victory Fund …Continue reading "National Right to Life Congratulates Pro-life Gianforte for Victory in Montana"
On Thursday, May 25, please help us continue to pass pro-life laws and save babies’ lives by voting to send Greg Gianforte to Congress in Montana’s special election. National Right to Life has endorsed Greg Gianforte, who is pro-life and opposes using your tax dollars to pay for abortion. His Democratic opponent, Rob Quist, has …Continue reading "Montanans: please vote tomorrow for Greg Gianforte!"
By Dave Andrusko Good news out of The Equality State. Two pro-life bills are expected to be signed into law this week by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead. That in addition to the defeat of an assisted suicide bill [HB 121]make the first three months of 2017 a great start. On Monday the Wyoming Senate passed …Continue reading "Two pro-life bills on Montana Governor’s desk"
The status quo remains unchanged By Michael Cook The status of assisted suicide in the US state of Montana is curiously ambiguous. In 2009 the Montana Supreme Court ruled that “a terminally ill patient’s consent to physician aid in dying constitutes a statutory defense to a charge of homicide against the aiding physician”. This effectively …Continue reading "Montana came SO close to closing the door to assisted suicide"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion Montana Gov. Steve Bullock not only vetoed a bill to require abortionists to be in the presence of the women who are taking abortifacients, he did so on the last day of the legislative session. Not being in the presence of the aborting women is at the core of “webcam” abortions, …Continue reading "Montana Gov. vetoes bill regulating web-cam abortions"
By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide is often pushed these days as inevitable, an agenda that can’t be stopped. Never mind that theocratic Massachusetts voters said no to assisted suicide in 2012. Oops. Now, in the wake of a muddled Supreme Court case stating that assisted suicide is not against Montana public policy, the state’s House …Continue reading "Montana House Passes Assisted Suicide Ban "
By Dave Andrusko In February, NRL News Today reported that District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock had ruled that the Montana attorney general’s office couldn’t defend two laws (LR 120 and HB 391) that require parental involvement in minors’ abortion decisions. Attorney General Tim Fox appealed the decision. Yesterday, in a 4-1 decision, the Montana Supreme …Continue reading "Montana Supreme Court upholds right of state to defend parental involvement laws"
WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee today endorsed Rep. Steve Daines for United States Senate. Rep. Daines opposes unrestricted abortion. He voted for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – groundbreaking legislation to protect unborn children at 20 weeks, a point by which the unborn child is capable of feeling great pain …Continue reading "National Right to Life endorses Steve Daines for U.S. Senate"