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Montana abortion laws ruled unconstitutional and void in Billings court

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2024
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In 2021, the Montana legislature passed laws dealing with the pain-capable Unborn Child Protection Act, ultrasounds, and abortion-inducing drugs. The court suspended those laws that same year. In his ruling, Judge Kurt Krueger stated the laws "invade the private treatment room." He also wrote: "The Court finds all three laws incompatible with the text of the Montana Constitution and values it recognizes, and therefore deems them void and unenforceable." "Montana's constitution is very clear,” said Dickman. “It says the people of Montana deserve and have a very strong right to...

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