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THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018


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TUESDAY, FEB. 20, 2018



Sen. Foreman not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder' at students visiting the Statehouse

A Republican Idaho state senator yelled “abortion is murder” at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss “killing babies” with a Democratic lawmaker. Sen. Dan Foreman told The AP on Tuesday...

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Rep. Eric Redman, R-Athol, pitches his anti-Sharia law bill to the Idaho House on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 (Betsy Z. Russell)

House passes anti-Sharia law bill, 44-24

The House has voted 44-24 in favor of HB 419, Rep. Eric Redman’s anti-Sharia law bill, which seeks to forbid the recognition of any foreign law by Idaho courts. Here's the full vote breakdown and some of what representatives said in the debate...

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Rep. Lance Clow, R-Twin Falls (Betsy Z. Russell)

Anti-porn resolution, bill introduced

Pornography is “creating a public health crisis,” according to a resolution introduced by an Idaho House committee on Tuesday. “Families are torn apart because of the proliferation of this material,” Rep. Lance Clow, R-Twin Falls, told the House State Affairs Committee. “Our communities, state and...

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MONDAY, FEB. 19, 2018




Idaho Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow

Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education. GOP Sen. Dan Foreman said he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol again. The students, who had traveled nearly 300 miles...

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