Montana, independent courts and Montanans' rights are under attack
February 11, 2021
Our state and way of life we have enjoyed for decades is in danger of being lost. With a new governor and new legislature in session, it’s vital Montana citizens are aware of the harmful actions occurring in Helena: politicizing our courts, diminishing Montanan’s rights, remaking state government and consolidating power in the Governor’s office.
Although no problem exists with the current process, the Governor and some Republican legislators are politicizing and remaking our courts. SB140 (Sen. Keith Regier) allows the Governor to handpick whomever he wants to fill judicial vacancies...