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Here's what the end of Roe v. Wade means for abortion rights in Montana

An abortion rights demonstrator holds signs on the Higgins Street Bridge in Missoula on Friday June 24 following the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v Wade reversal.
Edward O'Brien
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Montana Public Radio
An abortion rights demonstrator holds signs on the Higgins Street Bridge in Missoula on Friday June 24 following the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v Wade reversal.

A decades-old precedent will continue to protect abortion access in Montana, for now. But Republican lawmakers are considering pathways to restrict access.

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Jess Sheldahl is a reporter for Yellowstone Public Radio and the host of Morning Edition as well as YPR's daily news podcast, The Worm.
Shaylee is Montana Public Radio's Capitol reporter. She previously worked for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and covered the 2019 legislative session for the University of Montana's Legislative News Service.