New laws that take effect tomorrow will require Montanans seeking state services to prove they are U.S. citizens, and require minors under 16 to receive parental permission for an abortion.

Both were enacted last month by voters. Supporters of the notification law argue parents should be involved in such an important decision. Nearly 80 percent of voters approved a measure requiring every person seeking a state service to prove that he is a U.S. citizen or in the country legally.