Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris is an award-winning journalist who has covered many topics across Idaho since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University. Moseley-Morris started her journalism career at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, followed by the Lewiston Tribune and the Idaho Press.

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Ruling expected soon in Planned Parenthood abortion lawsuit against Idaho AG

By: - April 24, 2023

A federal judge in Idaho could decide by Friday whether to issue a preliminary ruling barring state Attorney General Raúl Labrador from enforcing a legal opinion that stated physicians who refer patients for abortion care in other states could be prosecuted under Idaho abortion laws. U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill heard oral arguments Monday […]

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Oregon announces it will stockpile abortion drug

By: - April 24, 2023

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek announced the state will secure a three-year supply of mifepristone, one of two drugs used to terminate a pregnancy and manage miscarriages, amid lawsuits and an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on access to the medication. “By challenging the FDA’s authority over mifepristone, the lower court decisions set an alarming precedent […]

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In Washington, FDA lawsuit is part of larger strategy to preserve abortion access

By: - April 17, 2023

As the nation grapples with continuing changes in court rulings affecting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a drug used in abortion care, Washington state’s competing lawsuit and other offensive and defensive moves related to abortion are working exactly as officials and advocates say they intended. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office filed […]

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Viable male birth control options could be on the horizon

By: - April 11, 2023

Heather Vahdat has been advocating for male contraceptive options for nearly a decade, but she is the first to say it is a lonely space to occupy in the health science field. Vahdat is the executive director of the Male Contraceptive Initiative, based in Durham, North Carolina, which has been working with a single donor […]

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Planned Parenthood Northwest sues Idaho AG over abortion-related legal opinion

By: - April 5, 2023

Planned Parenthood Great Northwest has filed a federal lawsuit against Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador’s office following a legal opinion issued last week that stated medical professionals in Idaho could be subject to criminal penalties for referring patients to abortion care across state lines. The complaint, which is filed on behalf of Planned Parenthood itself […]

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Nation’s first interstate abortion ban bill awaits Idaho governor’s signature

By: - March 30, 2023

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct the effects of House Bill 242, which is separate from the civil enforcement aspects of Idaho’s civil enforcement abortion law. Idaho Senate Republicans overwhelmingly passed a bill making it a crime punishable by two to five years in prison to take a minor out of state […]

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Idaho bans nearly all abortions — and just declined to expand postpartum Medicaid coverage

By: - March 30, 2023

Without coverage from Idaho’s Medicaid program, Moscow resident Erin Singer is convinced she would have felt forced to seek an abortion when she got pregnant with her son in 2017. And without coverage from Medicaid after she gave birth, Singer wouldn’t have been able to afford the physical therapy required to treat the debilitating pelvic […]

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Idaho legislators pass contentious bill that adds clarification language to abortion ban

By: - March 29, 2023

Although nearly every person who spoke acknowledged it was inadequate, Idaho’s House Republicans voted nearly unanimously to pass a bill meant to help ease physicians’ fears about being prosecuted under Idaho’s abortion laws while providing care. Just one of the House’s 11 Democrats voted no on the bill as the others walked out of the […]

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Planned Parenthood vows legal action against Idaho’s abortion trafficking bill if passed

By: - March 29, 2023

The leadership of Planned Parenthood Great Northwest says there will “absolutely be a legal battle” over a proposed new law that aims to restrict a minor’s ability to travel for abortion care if it is passed by the Idaho Senate this week. House Bill 242, sponsored by Rep. Barbara Ehardt, R-Idaho Falls, creates a new […]

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Ending a pregnancy in 14 states leaves few options. Some are looking to Europe and India for help.

By: - March 21, 2023

The pills came in a dark salmon-colored envelope sealed with a plastic covering that traveled more than 7,000 miles, over a dozen time zones from Nagpur, India, in almost exactly one week. They were placed partially under the doormat of a home in a state with one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the […]

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Citing staffing issues and political climate, North Idaho hospital will no longer deliver babies

By: - March 17, 2023

Idaho’s Bonner General Health, the only hospital in Sandpoint, announced Friday afternoon that it will no longer provide obstetrical services to the city of more than 9,000 people, meaning patients will have to drive 46 miles for labor and delivery care moving forward. “We have made every effort to avoid eliminating these services,” said Ford […]

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Idaho Legislature’s attorneys file appeal over right to intervene in federal abortion case

By: - March 14, 2023

Attorneys hired to represent the Idaho Legislature in a federal case over Idaho’s abortion ban have appealed their right to intervene in the case to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, according to records. The lawsuit, filed in August by the U.S. Department of Justice against the state of Idaho, argues the state’s near-total ban […]