Stories tagged: fetal pain
Tue., May 10, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Utah fetal pain law takes effect, but doctors unsure how to comply
Utah’s first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions takes effect Tuesday, but doctors say it’s unnecessary and impossible to comply with.
Wed., March 6, 2013, 9:13 p.m.
Judge rules Idaho’s abortion law unconstitutional
BOISE — A federal judge has struck down Idaho’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on beliefs held by physicians and others that the fetus is able …
Thu., April 7, 2011, midnight
Editorial: Ideological abortion law has shaky foundations
The Idaho Legislature has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks based on the nebulous concept of fetal pain, but it isn’t really about that. If it were, …
Thu., March 24, 2011, midnight
Senate OKs bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy
BOISE – The Idaho Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on grounds of fetal pain, despite a state attorney general’s opinion warning that the …