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Abortion Debate

Planned Parenthood sues to overturn abortion notification laws

Planned Parenthood sues to overturn abortion notification laws

HELENA — Planned Parenthood of Montana filed suit Thursday to overturn a pair of laws requiring an underage girl to get parental approval or notification before having an abortion in Montana —including one law passed last year by Montana voters.

May 30, 2013 12:50 pmLoading…
Montana House committee considers protection for fetuses

Montana House committee considers protection for fetuses

HELENA — Supporters of a bill that would criminalize the death of a fetus say the measure would offer the unborn legal protection but would not interfere with women's access to abortions.

March 25, 2013 1:50 pm Related Loading…
House endorses plan to criminalize killing fetus

House endorses plan to criminalize killing fetus

HELENA — The House on Wednesday backed a proposal sought by abortion foes to criminalize the killing of a fetus.

January 23, 2013 5:42 pm Related Loading…
Legislators renew effort to criminalize killing a fetus

Legislators renew effort to criminalize killing a fetus

HELENA — Abortion foes, coming off a successful ballot initiative campaign requiring parental notification before teens undergo the procedure, launched into their legislative requests Tuesday with a renewed proposal to criminalize the killing of a fetus.

January 15, 2013 10:44 am Related Loading…

Guest opinion: LR-120 helps parents protect their children

In Montana, a teenager under age 18 can’t get a tattoo or a body piercing without a parent’s permission. Yet most people are stunned to learn that a girl of any age — even 12 or 13 — can be taken for an abortion without her parents even knowing about it. This is totally legal under current M…

October 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: LR-120 would jeopardize safety of abused teen girls

In a heated election year, it is easy to lose sight of the real issues at stake. Legislative Referendum 120 is one issue on which we must take the time to carefully consider just what is at stake. LR-120, the Parental Notice of Abortion Act, is a referendum on the 2012 Montana ballot.

October 12, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

2nd day of abortion protest canceled in Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. -- The first of two anti-abortion demonstrations planned in Jackson has been cut short.

May 08, 2012 9:27 amLoading…

Wyoming Supreme Court considers abortion protest limits

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The town of Jackson violated anti-abortion protesters' rights when it secured a court order prohibiting them from appearing on the town square, a lawyer told the Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday.

November 10, 2011 7:51 amLoading…

2 abortion protesters arrested in Jackson

JACKSON — Two abortion protesters were arrested near a Boy Scout fundraiser in Jackson for allegedly violating a city restraining order to keep clear of the event.

May 21, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…

Complaints lodged over Wyoming abortion protests

JACKSON - Several complaints were lodged with police but no laws were broken after several dozen members of a national anti-abortion group paraded with signs with graphic images of dead fetuses, raising the ire of many valley residents.

May 20, 2011 9:35 amLoading…

House votes down abortion ultrasound bill

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House has defeated a bill that would have required doctors to inform abortion patients that they could view an ultrasound image of their fetus before the procedure.

January 25, 2011 7:59 amLoading…

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