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Shawn Vestal: At long last, Idaho Freedom Foundation’s karmic backlash arrives | The Spokesman-Review

Has the Idaho Freedom Foundation – the faux charity that strives to be the king-maker and king-slayer of Gem State politics – caught a serious illness? Or just a seasonal bug? Either way, the sicker the IFF is, the healthier Idaho politics will be. Source: Shawn Vestal: At long last, Idaho Freedom Foundation’s karmic backlash […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Leaving California Are Calling Themselves Refugees – UNILAD

Anti-vaxxers who have moved to Idaho from California to take advantage of the state’s relaxed vaccination rules are calling themselves ‘refugees’. Many parents have moved their families from states that require a religious or medical reason not to vaccinate their children, in a bid to gain what they call ‘medical freedom’. Idaho is one of […]

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Seeking ‘Health Freedom,’ Some Parents Relocate To Idaho For Its Looser Vaccine Laws | KUNC

At a public hearing last year in Boise, Idaho, recent transplant Alicia Peterson urged lawmakers not to tighten vaccine requirements. “I, this last year, Source: Seeking ‘Health Freedom,’ Some Parents Relocate To Idaho For Its Looser Vaccine Laws | KUNC

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National Autism Speaks walk sparks community controversy

With a controversial foundation coming to Boise, there are a few proponents seeking to protest the walk. Carlyle King is the founder of the group, Boise Autistic Adults and Allies. This group was founded in 2015 and is dedicated to supporting local people with Autism and their families. Source: National Autism Speaks walk sparks community […]

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Measles Outbreak Spreads To 2 More States

Virginia and Idaho confirmed measles cases for the first time. Source: Measles Outbreak Spreads To 2 More States

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Data: 3,800 Idaho children likely not immunized for measles – SFChronicle.com

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Recent data compiled by Idaho health officials show about 3,800 school-age children in the state likely are not fully immunized for the measles. The Idaho Statesman reports there is a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, with at least 43 confirmed cases. Source: Data: […]