Tag Archives: Right to Life of Idaho

Ban on shackling prisoners giving birth moves forward

Legislation banning shackling pregnant women in Idaho’s prison system from being physically restrained as they give birth needs a Senate vote and signature from Gov. Butch Otter to become law. The state’s correctional system already limits the use of the … Continue reading

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Fetal-pain abortion ban moves forward in Idaho Senate

An Idaho Senate panel approved legislation that would restrict most abortions after 20 weeks because it could inflict pain on fetuses. The panel approved the plan on a party-line vote, with Democrats trying to make changes to the plan. The … Continue reading

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Committee gives OK to prohibition of shackling pregnant prisoners in labor

The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Monday to approve a measure that would effectively prevent pregnant female prisoners from being shackled or restrained during the labor process. Idaho Falls Republican Rep. Janice McGeachin‘s bill would prevent jailors in Idaho from putting … Continue reading

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Idaho Chooses Life pushes restrictions on abortion, assisted suicide

An Idaho Senate panel moved forward with two plans from the anti-abortion rights group Idaho Chooses Life (ICL) that would ban assisted suicide and prevent abortion from being part of medical plans in the federal health care reform. Legislation outlawing … Continue reading

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