Idaho Senate Passes Ultrasound Legislation

By Dave Andrusko In spite of angry pro-abortion demonstrations, the Idaho Senate Monday overwhelmingly passed a measure requiring an ultrasound prior to an abortion. The vote on Senate Bill 1387 was 23-12. The measure now goes to the Idaho House. The measure builds on a 2007 informed consent law which required abortion facilities that use …

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Court Hearing Friday on Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko By Friday evening, we will have a pretty good idea what tack an opponent of Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act will be taking. On September 9 Richard Hearn, the lawyer for Jennie Linn McCormack, an Idaho woman who aborted her 20-21 week-old- baby using RU486 purchased over the Net, will be …

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Will Pro-Abortionists Use Idaho Lawsuit to Challenge Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act?

By Dave Andrusko Take these back-to-back developments and what questions are we left asking? On Wednesday Jennie Linn McCormack, an Idaho woman who aborted her 20-21 week old baby using RU486 purchased over the Net, challenges the state’s newly enacted Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. On Thursday Alabama’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act officially took …

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Idaho Woman Challenges Unborn Child Pain Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko An Idaho woman who aborted using RU486 purchased on the Internet, has filed a class action suit in the U.S. District Court for Idaho challenging the state’s abortion law and its recently enacted Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. As best anyone can tell, this is first court challenge to the laws passed …

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LAW PROTECTING UNBORN CHILDREN CAPABLE OF FEELING PAIN CHALLENGED IN IDAHO; FEDERAL HEARINGS EXPECTED

WASHINGTON – An Idaho law protecting unborn children who are capable of feeling pain from abortion has been challenged in the U.S. District Court for Idaho. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act was passed by the Idaho state legislature by overwhelming majorities earlier this spring. In passing the law, the legislature determined that there is …

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IDAHO BECOMES THIRD STATE TO PROTECT PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILDREN

WASHINGTON – Today, Idaho Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter signed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, making Idaho the third state to protect from abortion the life of the pain-capable child. Idaho’s Senate, led by Senator Chuck Winder, passed this historic bill by the impressive vote of 24-10. The House, led by Rep. Brent Crane …

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State Legislative Rundown: Idaho Third State to pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko And Idaho makes three—Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter today signed his state’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, adding Idaho to Nebraska and Kansas as states that recognize they have a compelling interest in protecting the unborn child who is capable of feeling pain from abortion. (See here and here.) Before this legislative session …

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Pro-Life Laws Thriving in the States

By Dave Andrusko In Part One today, we’re running a statement from National Right to Life, which focuses on the success pro-lifers have—and will continue to have—passing the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection” Act. Let me refer to that and blend in few other wonderful pro-life initiatives of the past 24 hours. Tomorrow we will add …

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Idaho House Passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Governor Says He will sign it

By Dave Andrusko In the ebb and flow of state legislation, mostly good news, some bad news over the past 24 hours, and one terrific piece of news. Moments before this blog was about to be posted, the Idaho House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, 54-14. The measure had already passed the Senate …

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