Idaho Senate Votes to Require Pre-Abortion Ultrasound
The Idaho Senate on Monday approved a measure requiring women seeking abortions to undergo an ultrasound before ending a pregnancy, joining a number of states passing ultrasound measures to discourage abortions.
The bill now heads to the state House of Representatives, where it was expected to pass.
Idaho’s Republican Governor, C.L. “Butch” Otter has not yet said whether he would sign the bill into law and a spokesman declined to comment on Monday.
Otter said last April, after signing a measure banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, that he supported restrictions on abortion.