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 has an unconstitutional and unenforceable law that restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Insurance Coverage for Contraception
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.