Pro-lifers want amendment, foes vow fight
November 2, 2009
John Kelleher Havre Daily News [email protected]
Petitions are being circulated in Havre and elsewhere in the state calling for a referendum on an amendment to the Montana constitution that would in effect ban abortion. If the amendment is approved, supporters and opponents agree, it would pose a challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortions in most cases. Rep. Wendy Warburton, R-Havre, a leader in the state's anti-abortion movement, said she is finding widespread support for the amendmen...