Woman aborts baby at home; Police describe “sad little face”

  By Sarah Terzo An article in The New Republic in 2012 described how Jennie Linn McCormack aborted her late term unborn baby with pills she purchased online. She did not want to pay for an abortion in a clinic, which cost about $400 to $2,000, (depending on how far along she was) so she …

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Judge overturns Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, opening the door to an eventual hearing before the Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko Late Wednesday U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill struck down Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (among other protective laws) as part of a 42-page decision that ran hither and yon to uphold a challenge by Jennie Linn McCormack. Although eight states have passed similar laws, this is the first time a …

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Judge hears lawsuit against Idaho’s abortion laws

By Dave Andrusko The Idaho State Journal reported that U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill heard summary judgment arguments Tuesday in the lawsuit brought last year by  Jennie Linn McCormack against Bannock County prosecutor Mark Hiedeman. McCormack and her attorney, Richard Hearn, are trying to overturn both the specific statute under which McCormack was charged …

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“Unheard of” twist in case challenging Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By  Dave Andrusko Details are sketchy, but in an action that is being described as “unique” and “unheard of,”  a southeastern Idaho lawyer who is also a physician will be allowed to intervene in a challenge to the state’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Rick Hearn has not practiced medicine in six years and has …

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