The Senate had previously approved the bill, which now goes to the desk of Gov. Dirk Kempthorne for his signature.
Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, lauded the move. He says
this legislation will give women important information that will enable
them to choose life for their unborn children rather than abortion.
will live thanks to the Idaho legislature,” he said, adding that more
women will also be saved from the psychological trauma that usually
Idaho House passed legislation Monday that requires doctors to provide
women with information about the medical risks of abortion at least 24
hours prior to the procedure, as well as the anatomical and
physiological characteristics of the unborn child at that time.