In more testimony this morning on SB 1182, the faith-healing bill: Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donohue said, “I stand opposed to this particular piece of legislation.” He said he’d rather see Idaho’s faith-healing exemption repealed. “The sheriff of a county is the highest ranking law enforcement officer of that particular county,” he told the senators. “I took an oath to protect all of the citizens of not just my county but the state of Idaho. This situation we are under, when these people are exempt, this small, small minority of people are exempt from the law, goes in direct conflict to the rule of law. … We are a nation of laws. And yet we have a small minority of people who are exempt from law enforcement investigating.” He said, “In my...
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Canyon sheriff: 'In my county alone I’ve had 3 deaths in the last 4 months, one yesterday'