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Idaho “Ultrasound” Bill Dead For The Session
State representatives say they won't pursue Idaho' s controversial ultrasound-abortion bill that has been making national headlines recently.  At least this year.  The bill would require doctors to administer an ultrasound to the fetus of any woman who chooses an abortion in Idah…
Idaho Legislature Could Wrap Up This Week
The Idaho Legislature is entering enters its final push in 2012, but the Senate and House still have big-ticket bills to reconcile before heading home, including legislation on tax cuts and teacher salaries.  Several controversial measures may end up on the cutting room floor in lieu of higher …
Idaho House Pulls Ultrasound Bill From Agenda…For Now
For several days the conversation at the State Capitol has been ongoing… should a woman be required to get an ultrasound before an abortion?  Wednesday, movement on that bill was halted when Rep. Tom Loertscher, the Chairman of the House State Affairs Committee canceled a hearing set for today.  The…
Senate Committee Passes “Ultrasound Bill”
More than 200 people packed a Senate committee hearing on a bill to require Idaho women to get an ultrasound screening before terminating a pregnancy.  Boise Sen. Chuck Winder's*  legislation aims to decrease abortions in Idaho, and he argues women with more information about their fe…
Many Idaho Women Not Happy With Legislature Right Now
(AP) - Nearly 250 people descended on the Idaho Capitol to protest a bill requiring women to get an ultrasound of their fetus before they can get an abortion. Gathered on the Capitol steps Thursday, the crowd waved signs and hammered Sen. Chuck Winder's proposed legislation, calling it a politi…
Senate Republicans Raise Bar On Abortion
(AP)
Senate Republicans in Idaho have introduced a bill that requires women seeking abortions to undergo ultrasound.  The measure was introduced Monday in the Senate State Affairs Committee. Sen. Chuck Winder says his bill originally made reference to an invasive procedure using a vaginal probe …