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Wendy Heipt

Wendy Heipt

Wendy Heipt is reproductive rights counsel at Legal Voice. Legal Voice works in courtrooms, legislatures and communities across the Northwest to protect reproductive autonomy.

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Healthcare worker giving support and love to a patient

Idaho hospitals must provide care to every person that walks into the ER — even pregnant patients

By: - November 21, 2022

For years, anyone showing up at an American hospital emergency room could get the life saving treatment they needed. No matter who they were, a federal law known as the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, made it clear: if you showed up at an emergency room that hospital had an obligation to do what […]