The new law, criticized by opponents as overly vague, seeks to ban drag performances in public schools and libraries
The attorney general’s office has not said whether it intends to appeal the preliminary injunction ruling to the Montana Supreme Court
Montana health care providers and families challenge law banning Gender-Affirming care for transgender youth
"Plaintiffs’ requested relief would require this Court to interfere with legislative authority in a manner that exceeds its authority"
“This is an anti-democratic effort to censor one of their own colleagues for using her voice and platform to represent her constituents"
“Throughout this whole process, DPHHS has shown clear disdain for the courts, the will of the people, and especially transgender Montanans"
DPHHS Director Charlie Brereton says new restriction on changing listed sex will remain in effect, despite a rebuke from a Billings judge
"Forcing anyone to carry documents that contradict their identity is unconstitutional and marks transgender people for further mistreatment"
The State is willfully refusing to comply & in doing so is showing their true colors- these regulations are about harming trans Montanans
"The needless barrier to accurate documentation for transgender people enacted by the Montana legislature is unconstitutional”