Idaho bill would ban minors from travel for abortions without parental consent

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
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REUTERS/Matt Mills McKnight

Helping a minor cross state lines to terminate a pregnancy without her parents' consent would become a crime punishable by up to five years in prison under a bill passed Thursday by Idaho's Republican-dominated legislature.

The bill would also allow a man who impregnates a woman - including rapists - as well as other family members to sue abortion providers.

If signed by Republican Governor Brad Little, the legislation would be the first of its kind in the country, according to the abortion provider Planned Parenthood, which has said it...

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