Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Steve Bullock (D) is pro-choice.
- The Montana House is anti-choice.
- The Montana Senate is mixed-choice.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
Montana has an unconstitutional and unenforceable law that subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Montana allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Montana law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Montana law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Montana provides low-income women access to abortion.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
Montana provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
Protection Against Clinic Violence
Montana law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
State Constitutional Protection
Montana's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Montana restricts post-viability abortion.