Will O'Connor Swing?

Idaho's abortion bill is aimed at overturning Roe v. Wade

When the Supreme Court last summer ruled that states could restrict abortions, all-out political warfare broke out. Both pro-life and pro-choice forces have since won victories: Michigan, Minnesota and Florida declined to enact new strictures on abortion; South Carolina began requiring parental or judicial consent for minors; Pennsylvania outlawed abortion for parents unhappy with the sex of the fetus. Last week abortion foes scored their greatest success yet when Idaho's senate passed the toughest abortion measure in any state.

Democratic Governor Cecil Andrus did not say whether he would sign the bill, but he has been strongly antiabortion. The bill is...

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