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Stacey Anderson

Daines' position would deny women access to contraceptives

It appears Rep. Steve Daines has finally gotten the message that intruding in women's private medical decisions is not only bad policy, it's bad politics. Months after announcing his candidacy for U.S. Senate, Daines made the misleading claim last week that he does not support outlawing birt…

May 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Bullock acts to protect Montana women, families

Guest opinion: Bullock acts to protect Montana women, families

The Montana Reproductive Rights Coalition stands with Gov. Steve Bullock, and here’s why: Despite the tidal wave of anti-women legislation introduced, and in the face of out-of-touch politics, Bullock stood up and proved himself to be a true ally for Montana women and families.

May 10, 2013 12:05 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…

National conservative women’s group stops in Montana

HELENA — Leaders of the Concerned Women for America made a bus stop at the Capitol on Tuesday to urge supporters to make sure women of faith register to vote and cast their ballots in the critical 2012 election.

August 14, 2012 6:36 pmLoading…
Planned Parenthood pans Laurel lawmaker's comments

Planned Parenthood pans Laurel lawmaker's comments

HELENA -- Planned Parenthood of Montana has denounced as "degrading, sexist and inexcusable" comments made by state Rep. Krayton Kerns, R-Laurel, about contraception.

March 26, 2012 6:45 pmLoading…

State on verge of expanding Medicaid coverage of contraception

HELENA — After four years of waiting, Montana is on the verge of expanding government-funded health coverage of contraception and family-planning services for up to 4,000 low-income women.

March 13, 2012 5:25 pmLoading…

Tester far exceeds Rehberg in standing up for women

The choice couldn't be clearer. Rep. Denny Rehberg uses his position to target women and families and turns access to basic health care into a political bargaining chip. Sen. Jon Tester, however, stands up to these misguided political machinations and stands strong for women and families in …

January 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Backers of Montana 'personhood' proposal undeterred by Mississippi vote

HELENA — Undeterred by Mississippi's rejection of an anti-abortion measure this week, the sponsor of a similar 2012 Montana "personhood" proposal said Wednesday she will continue to work to get it on the ballot.

November 09, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…
Cuts to family-planning funds could affect 27,000 Montanans

Cuts to family-planning funds could affect 27,000 Montanans

More than 27,000 Montanans, many of them low-income and without insurance, could lose access to health care and pregnancy prevention services if state lawmakers cut family-planning funds from the state budget.

April 01, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Planned Parenthood excluded from Helena health fair

HELENA — About a dozen people picketed outside a health fair sponsored by the Independent Record in Helena to protest the exclusion of Planned Parenthood.

March 18, 2011 11:54 amLoading…

Human services budget cuts premature, unnecessary

On day eight of the Montana Legislature, partisan politics resulted in drastic cuts to human services, education and state infrastructure. Over $30 million in health and human services, over $70 million in education funding — all gone with little public input, little consideration of lost fe…

January 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Provision would limit access to abortion

As a trusted provider of health care to thousands of women and families, Planned Parenthood of Montana is committed to fixing our broken health care system and guaranteeing quality, affordable health care for all Americans.  While PPMT has been advocating for health care reform, opponents of…

March 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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