GOP pushes more social issues at Legislature


HELENA— Republican lawmakers pitched new plans Monday to intervene in divorce, target abortion in the Montana Constitution and help parents deal with local sex education issues.

The latest round of GOP-backed measures taking on social issues follows Friday's rejection on the full House floor of a plan to mandate doctors show women seeking an abortion an ultrasound before the procedure.

Rank-and-file want abortion discussed

Early in the session, Republican leaders holding big majorities in the Legislature largely left social issues off their priority list. But rank-and-...

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