House passes abortion-reversal bill on party-line vote, sends to Otter

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On a party-line vote, with all minority Democrats voting no, the House has passed SB 1243, requiring the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare to provide information to women seeking abortions about reversing a medication-induced abortion part-way through. Rep. Gayann DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, urged House members to support “empowering women with this information.” Rep. Melissa Wintrow, D-Boise, said, “I think this is a very dangerous bill and it is a travesty that it is going forward … based on a study conducted on six women.” She said, “It’s not a protocol, and it’s not a scientific study, and it’s not a real thing.” She said, “Women can make up their own minds and they don’t need to have a bunch of information that is misleading and is...

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House passes abortion-reversal bill on party-line vote, sends to Otter

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