Montana medical students oppose LR-131
Last updated 11/4/2022 at 11:40am
As medical students wanting to practice medicine in Montana, it is chilling to see LR-131 on our ballot. This initiative would put medical workers at risk when they provide compassionate care for infants who are born too early to survive or have life-limiting birth defects.
We are likely to second-guess our intention to practice medicine in Montana if we can be criminalized and prosecuted for providing medical care that is within the scope of our practice, and the best possible care for our patients’ needs. Parents experiencing the death of their child are already having the worst day...