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Fuming R’s Oppose Adoption As Policy

“In the spat that's become the Idaho House, Democrats and Republicans are still going at each other in a style that befits siblings in the family car's backseat,” the AP reports today. “Thursday morning's hearing in the chamber's State Affairs Committee was another good example. Democratic Rep. Phylis King of Boise was pushing a resolution to promote adoption as a state policy. When her party mate Rep. Elfreda Higgins of Boise moved to send the measure to the House floor, however, Republicans refused — though most GOP lawmakers support promoting alternatives to possible abortions/Associated Press. More here.

Question: You be the school yard monitor. What would you do with the feuding legislators?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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