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Supreme Court Lets Idaho’s ‘Vulnerable Child Protection Act’ Go Into Effect

The U.S. Supreme Court has thrown out a lower court’s blockage of Idaho’s “Vulnerable Child Protection Act.” The law was passed in 2023 as HB 71 and was sponsored by Idaho Representative Bruce Skaug (R-Nampa). The Statement of Purpose” said the following about the law: “The Vulnerable Child Protective Act would prohibit puberty blockers, cross-sex […]

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Trump Sweeps Caucuses in Michigan, Idaho, and Missouri Ahead of Super Tuesday

Former President Donald Trump won the states of Michigan, Idaho, and Missouri on Saturday, just days away from Super Tuesday. All three states held presidential caucuses for a total of 95 delegates. There were 54 delegates in Missouri up for grabs, 39 in Michigan, and 32 in Idaho. Trump also took 12 at-large delegates from […]

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Trump Wins Haley’s Home State of South Carolina

Donald Trump won the South Carolina Primary over Nikki Haley, who used to be the Governor there from 2011 t0 2017. With 90% of the vote counted, Trump was leading Haley with 59.8% of the vote to Haley’s 39.5%. All other candidates came in with a total of less than 1%. Trump won with more […]

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Idaho asks U.S. Supreme Court to Let Transgender Surgery/Drug Ban Take Effect

Idaho Attorney General Raul Labrador has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the state to enforce its “Vulnerable Child Protection Act,” also known as HB 71. The new law was blocked by U.S. Federal Judge Lynn Winmill in December 2023. He argued that the treatments banned by HB 71 have been safe for minors […]

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Supreme Court Lets Idaho Anti-Abortion Law Take Effect, for Now

The U.S. Supreme Court has unblocked a lower case decision by District Judge Lynn Winmill which blocked the bill initially. Idaho’s anti-abortion law went into effect in 2022 as a “trigger bill,” when Roe v. Wade was overturned. However, President Joe Biden’s administration appealed to Idaho’s federal court that the Federal Emergency Medical Treatment and […]