It’s hard to imagine that Idaho officials could make a bad situation worse for children with intractable epilepsy, but that’s exactly what’s about to happen. Next legislative session, Idaho lawmakers will be asked to put general taxpayer money toward a program that allows 25 children to test an experimental pharmaceutical product. This might seem like the ultimate Hobson’s choice: pay for a questionable program to keep treating children with an experimental drug, or stop the funding and force ailing kids to do without. In reality, that is a false dilemma: legislators can end the funding -- and simply keep the laws hands off parents who want to treat their children/Wayne Hoffman, Idaho Freedom Foundation. More here.