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Thu., March 18, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

Kren proposes gender, race abortion ban

Rep. Steve Kren, R-Nampa, proposes legislation to ban abortions based on reasons of race or gender. The House State Affairs Committee voted along party lines Thursday to introduce the bill, though committee members raised legal and other questions about it. (Betsy Russell)
Rep. Steve Kren, R-Nampa, proposes legislation to ban abortions based on reasons of race or gender. The House State Affairs Committee voted along party lines Thursday to introduce the bill, though committee members raised legal and other questions about it. (Betsy Russell)

Rep. Steve Kren, R-Nampa, proposes legislation to ban abortions based on reasons of race or gender.

Rep. Steve Kren, R-Nampa, presented legislation to the House State Affairs Committee this morning to ban abortions for reasons of gender or race; the committee voted 12-5 along party lines to introduce the bill, though several members raised questions about the wording and legal implications of the bill. More here. Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.