Wasden issues statement on 'misconceptions' about his handling of telemed abortion case

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After this morning's House tussle over his office's budget, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden issued this statement about his handling of the telemedicine abortion case: “I am aware that some legislators have a misconception about my office’s legal work in the telemedicine medication abortion case.  While the litigation was pending, Whole Woman’s Health was decided by the United States Supreme Court, which was a significant abortion decision that directly impacted the Idaho case.  My office aggressively defended the state to find a medical justification for the statute, contacted numerous experts, and turned over every possible alternative to identify a plausible constitutional defense.  Based upon the legal reality of these efforts, my...

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