Idaho Governor Signs Controversial Legislation Into Law
It has been controversial since Texas passed something similar. Setting the precedent, this bill allows family members to sue a doctor if they preform an abortion in the State o Idaho. This applies to the father, grandparents, siblings, or aunts and uncles of a "pre-born child" and it is valid for up to 4 years after an abortion is preformed.
Idaho lawmakers spoke out against the move this afternoon:
Many supporters of the bill have also been speaking out in defense of "babies that will get to live", like this Boise Twitter user:
Many legal challenges are expected for this in the court system, although should courts not intervene, this law will go into effect 30-days after today's signing.