Justice Department Files Lawsuit Challenging Idaho Abortion Law

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2022
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The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s near total ban on abortion, setting up the Biden administration’s first legal battle over abortion access since the Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the constitutional right to end a pregnancy.

The lawsuit says Idaho’s abortion restrictions unlawfully conflict with a federal law that requires hospitals accepting Medicare to provide emergency treatments, which can sometimes include abortion.

“If a patient comes into the emergency room with a medical emergency jeopardizing the patient’s life or health, hospitals must...

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