In abortion fight, conservatives push to end all exceptions
May 6, 2022
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Angela Housley was halfway through her pregnancy when she learned the fetus was developing without parts of its brain and skull and would likely die within hours or days of birth, if it survived that long.
The news came during her 20-week ultrasound.
"The technician got a really horrible look on her face," Housley said. "And we got the really sad news that our baby was anencephalic."
It was 1992 and abortion was legal in Idaho, though she had to dodge anti-abortion protesters outside the Boise hospital after the procedure. If the same scenario were to happen later this...