abortion

Idaho Gov. Brad Little announces a ban on state involvement in vaccine passports

Idaho governor signs anti-abortion bill into law

BY: - April 27, 2021

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed into law on Tuesday a piece of legislation commonly known as the “fetal heartbeat” bill. The law bans abortions after the detection of a baby’s heartbeat, which is typically five to six weeks after conception.  House Bill 366 includes exceptions for rape, incest, and life of the mother, but the […]

House passes ‘fetal heartbeat’ bill

BY: - April 16, 2021

The Idaho House of Representatives passed a bill Friday that prohibits abortion procedures once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.  House Bill 366 is the third so-called fetal heartbeat bill that legislators have considered this year.  The bill includes an exception for rape or incest, but it requires rape or incest victims to first obtain […]

Idaho House kills $200M welfare budget on first day back

BY: - April 6, 2021

The Idaho House killed next year’s $200 million Division of Welfare budget hours after the Legislature reconvened Tuesday following a COVID-19 outbreak that had put the session on hold since March 19.  The failure of the budget bill likely means the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee will reconvene in the coming days and draft a new budget, […]