Free societies generally leave these matters to individuals and families.
A state judge ruled that a lawsuit seeking clarification on Idaho's vague abortion ban can move forward, despite dismissing some of the suit's claims.
Critics have argued the legal action is a meritless SLAPP suit.
A federal judge ruled in favor of an Idaho death-row inmate who says that the state is "psychologically torturing" him.
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Lakeith Smith's case epitomizes the issues with the "felony murder" doctrine.
"Taking that child across the border, and if that happens without the permission of the parent, that's where we'll be able to hold accountable those that would subvert a parent's right," said one of the bill's sponsors.
"The firing squad, in my opinion, is beneath the dignity of the state of Idaho," said one state senator. "We have to find a better way."
The raw milk restoration is underway.
Multiple factors contribute to housing shortages, but zoning constraints are mostly to blame.
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The department claims that the ban, which provides no exceptions for medical emergencies, violates existing federal law.
Republican voters disagree.
It would signal that the transportation future involves decentralization and rapid change rather than Washington-style command-and-control.
In a win for liberty, Idaho's Senate will likely not vote on a bill that would punish librarians for failing to sufficiently protect minors from "harmful" content.
“We believe in parents' rights and that the best decisions regarding medical treatment options for children are made by parents.”
They've been practicing African-style hair braiding for a combined 60 years. Now, these three women are suing for the right to make a living using their skills.
A new bill would alter state law to remove an educational exception for disseminating works the community deems "harmful" to minors.
It was unconstitutional to charge Jenna Holm with manslaughter. But the state wanted to protect its own.
Jenna Holm was incapacitated when one cop accidentally killed another. She's now being charged with his death.
His platform includes cutting almost all taxes and ending incarceration for non-violent crime.
It's wrong for politicians to suppress important debates in schools. Instead let families have more control of their kids' educations.
The university abruptly shut down dozens of classes over an unfounded claim that a white student was taunted.
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New nuclear reactors are important for clean power, but are hindered by intense regulatory schemes.
The local police department says "a garage sale/yard sale is not an essential business and should not be open for business."
A proposition approved last week will require a majority of city voters to approve any future stadium project that uses more than $5 million in public money.
It's already very hard to force issues like medical marijuana legalization to a vote there.
Idaho police seized the product and charged the driver with a felony.
A new law in Ohio and an executive order in Idaho require state lawmakers to take a more active role in overseeing occupational licensing boards.
"The governor's office does not want to hear this bill....The state police do not want to hear this bill," committee chairman explains behind closed doors.
A likely-fatal blow to to the state's censorious "ag gag" law
What goes around, comes around, governor.
The court should uphold a lower-court ruling suppressing the unconstitutional (and unconscionable) law.
Gov. Butch Otter says cops never abuse asset forfeiture, but there's no way for anyone to know without this bill becoming law.
Idaho Governor Flips Off Libertarians With Both Hands, Vetoes Asset Forfeiture AND Licensing Reforms
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Police will also be required to track and report what they take.
Otter had a chance to sign a CBD oil bill for Idaho in April 2015, but he vetoed it. He is still the only governor in the country to veto such a bill.