Faith-Healing Bill Dead for the Year in Idaho

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From the Idaho Statesman, “A key Republican lawmaker says he won’t allow legislation seeking to modify Idaho’s faith-healing exemption to be introduced during this year’s legislative session.

Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Lee Heider, a Republican from Twin Falls, had previously said he would allow a hearing on modifying the law, which currently allows families to cite religious reasons for medical decisions without fear of being charged with neglect or abuse.”

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