Idaho GOP overwhelmingly rejects adding abortion exceptions to save the life of the mother to platform

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By Brandon Gage The Idaho Republican Party’s delegates on Saturday convened to finalize its platform and by a nearly three-to-one margin voted against granting exceptions to abortion to save the life of the mother. The tally was 412-164, The Tennessee Holler’s Ruth Brown noted on Twitter. According to The Idaho Statesman’s reporting, “the party supports the criminalization of all abortions within the state’s jurisdiction and said Idaho’s Constitution should be amended to include a ‘declaration of the right to life for preborn children.'” Miscarriages were not criminalized, however. READ MORE: …

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