Federal judge issues order blocking enforcement of Idaho abortion law

[JURIST] A judge in the US District Court for the District of Idaho [official website] issued a temporary order on Friday preventing the state of Idaho from enforcing a law that prohibits a woman from terminating her own pregnancy. Jennie Linn McCormack was charged [Reuters report] earlier this year under a 1972 Idaho state law that makes it a felony to end one’s own pregnancy. McCormack had used a combination of FDA-approved abortion pills from an online source to terminate…

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