The Montana Supreme Court sets rules of professional conduct for lawyers in Montana. Recently they proposed a new rule threatening to disbar lawyers for “verbal conduct” that discriminates against transgender and gay people. That could include something as simple as writing a letter to the editor saying that marriage is between one man and one […]
This bill would allow the creation of public charter schools here in Montana. Charter schools are public schools that are organized differently from normal public schools. They have a special community board overseeing them, and they usually have a special focus like the arts or science.
For students with special needs, this bill allows their parents to choose from a wider range of options about where they receive their child’s public education.
This bill would prohibit aborting a viable fetus. When it’s necessary to end a pregnancy for a woman’s life or health, the bill provides for procedures that are safer than abortion for the mother, and can save the life of the baby.
This bill would adopt the Montana Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. It would end abortion for any fetus capable of feeling pain, which modern medical science indicates may be as early as 20 weeks.
This is a statewide equivalent of the falsely-named “non-discrimination” ordinances that a few cities and towns in Montana have passed. It is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.
The bill’s sponsor freely admits her purpose up front: “Eliminating the exemption from licensure as a private alternative adolescent residential or outdoor program for an organization or school that is an adjunct ministry of a church.” It is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee