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Sen. Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston, argues in favor of SB 1182, the faith-healing bill, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in the Idaho Senate. (Betsy Z. Russell)

Senate debating faith-healing bill... 

The Senate is deep into debate over the faith-healing bill. The bill, SB 1182, makes a series of changes to Idaho’s existing faith-healing exemption from civil liability for child neglect, but makes no changes in the state’s criminal laws, which include a religious exemption from...

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MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017

Faith-healing bill roundly criticized, but squeaks out of Senate committee; full story 

Controversial faith-healing legislation narrowly cleared an Idaho Senate committee on Monday, after a hearing in which nearly everyone who spoke opposed it. Sen. Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston, said his bill, SB 1182, makes a series of changes to Idaho’s existing faith-healing exemption from civil liability for child neglect, but makes no changes in...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017

FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017

Idaho leaders continue to review faith-healing laws 

Legislative leaders are currently considering several options to change Idaho's faith-healing laws, but details about what's being discussed are being kept under wraps. Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Idaho Falls, said Friday that he had met with Gov. Butch Otter and legislative leaders over the past week to discuss whether Idaho's...

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