Gov. Gianforte: Taxpayers Should Not Fund Elective Abortions

Calls on Montana Supreme Court to act

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today issued the following statement after a more than a year of litigation surrounding the injunction of a Montana law which banned the use of taxpayer funds for elective abortions:

“Our law to prevent taxpayer dollars from funding elective abortions has been on hold for more than a year. For nearly 50 years, Congress has banned the use of federal taxpayer dollars for elective abortions, a position supported by an overwhelming majority of Americans. In 2023, I signed into law a commonsense measure to prevent state tax dollars from paying for the electiv...

 

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