Letter to the editor
September 23, 2022
The long arm of the government – in this case the Montana state government – wants to sit in on your doctor’s appointment and tell you and your doctor what you cannot do. They want to threaten your doctor with up to 20 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.
If you are pregnant in Montana and your pregnancy is in trouble for any reason, the state will mandate that, if a heartbeat or breath or voluntary movement is detected, no matter what the situation – and even if the fetus is not viable – extraordinary measures MUST be taken.
LR 131 is government overreach at its most extreme. Legi...