Idaho lawmaker censured for publicizing rape accuser’s name

An Idaho lawmaker who publicized the name of a 19-year-old intern who reported she was raped by another legislator has been stripped of a committee assignment. Members of the Idaho House of Representatives voted 49-19 on Monday to remove Rep. Priscilla Giddings, a Republican from White Bird, from her seat on the Commerce and HumanContinue reading “Idaho lawmaker censured for publicizing rape accuser’s name”

Idaho state lawmaker accused of rape resigns

The Idaho state lawmaker who is facing accusations of raping a 19-year-old intern has resigned. State Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger (R) resigned on Thursday, hours after a House ethics panel voted to recommend suspending him over his behavior, according to The Idaho Statesman. According to the newspaper, his resignation letter was read on the state House floor. “ItContinue reading “Idaho state lawmaker accused of rape resigns”

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