Idaho

Idaho | In the News

Idaho gov. signs bill banning sale, donation of fetal tissue
Idaho Gov. C.L. Otter (R) on Tuesday signed into law a bill (SB 1404) that bans the sale and donation of fetal tissue, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Idaho Senate panel advances fetal tissue restrictions bill
The Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday advanced a bill (SB 1404) that would limit fetal tissue donations, the Boise Weekly reports. According to the Weekly, state lawmakers will now consider amending the bill to resolve "outstanding constitutional concerns."

Idaho bill would ban medically proven abortion procedure
The Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee introduced a bill (SB 1386) that would ban a medically proven method of abortion, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Idaho House passes antiabortion-rights ultrasound bill
The Idaho House on Tuesday voted 56-13 to approve a measure (HB 516) that would require abortion providers to tell a woman seeking abortion care where she could receive an ultrasound at no cost, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Idaho House committee passes antiabortion-rights ultrasound bill
The Idaho House State Affairs Committee on Thursday voted 13-4 to approve legislation (HB 516) that would mandate that abortion providers inform patients seeking abortion care where they can receive a no-cost ultrasound, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

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Idaho | In the Courts

This section provides a brief overview of significant cases impacting reproductive rights and health in Idaho.

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands v. Wasden
Federal court challenge to an Idaho law that prohibits telemedicine for medication abortion.

McCormack v. Hiedeman
Federal court challenge to an Idaho 1972 criminal abortion restriction and 20-week ban by a woman who was prosecuted under the law for self-inducing an abortion.

Idaho | More Information

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