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After the fall of Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion nationwide for nearly 50 years, Montana Republicans’ road to curtailing abortion rights in the state is full of obstacles.
Montana is one of the few non-coastal states where abortion remains legal after SCOTUS reverses 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
State courts have long said privacy is more important than politics. That stance has been critical in protecting abortion access since the 1990s.
What was once known as the Susan Wicklund Fund is now the Montana Abortion Access Program, or MAAP.
The lawsuit argues a Gianforte administration rule blocks access for low-income Montanans.