The Bad, the Ambiguous, and the Need for Action

The 62nd Montana Legislature was a session dominated by ideological attacks, short-sighted cuts, and a blatant disregard for public participation and the rules of the game. The choice community fought an unprecedented number of anti-choice bills, reactionary attempts to strip Montana families of access to affordable reproductive healthcare, and a systemic lack of respect and fairness for Montana women and families.

But because of consistent and passionate communication from pro-choice Montanans, Governor Schweitzer vetoed every anti-choice bill that crossed his desk.

BECAUSE OF YOU, we were able to defend our constitutional rights to privacy and access to reproductive healthcare.

The following is a summary of the nitty gritty; the catalog of bills we fought, our analysis of where we now stand, and our call for future action.
Please read, and please stay engaged!

2011 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Montana Legislative Scorecard (1.5MB PDF)