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Mont. Voters To Decide on Parental Notification Measure in Nov.

Mont. Voters To Decide on Parental Notification Measure in Nov.

October 3, 2012 — Montana voters next month will consider a ballot initiative (LR 120) that would require parental notification before minors can obtain abortion care, the Columbia Falls Hungry Horse News reports.

The Legislature approved the parental notification referendum last year, so it did not require a signature-gathering process to appear on the ballot. State Rep. Jerry Bennett (R) sponsored the proposal (Hanners, Columbia Falls Hungry Horse News, 9/26).