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Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris is an award-winning journalist who has covered many topics across Idaho since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University. Moseley-Morris started her journalism career at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, followed by the Lewiston Tribune and the Idaho Press.

Child care costs far outpace wages, but dependent care tax credit stuck at 2001 rate

By: - February 3, 2024

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, child care costs have increased 214% since 1990, while the average family income has risen 143%.

Before and after Dobbs, questions of ‘when and where’ affect abortion access

By: - January 28, 2024

Part of a new occasional series that will profile individuals who have navigated the patchwork of laws around reproductive health care in the U.S. before and after Dobbs.

Fear and confusion over abortion access persists as SCOTUS takes its first post-Dobbs case

By: and - December 14, 2023

Abortion via a two-step medication process of mifepristone and misoprostol has become the predominant way Americans terminate pregnancies post-Dobbs

Close-up of a pregnant woman's belly in the hospital bed with catheter in hand

Most Americans want health exceptions in abortion bans. Political infighting keeps blocking them.

By: - November 7, 2023

The vast majority of Americans — 82%, according to a recent Marist poll — support allowing abortions at any stage of pregnancy to protect the life or health of the pregnant person.

Legislators in 49 states ask SCOTUS to preserve access to abortion pill

By: - October 12, 2023

A group of more than 600 Democratic legislators from 49 states have signed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to overturn an appellate court decision that would roll back access to mifepristone, one of two drugs used to safely terminate early pregnancies and treat miscarriages. The list includes Pa. Rep. […]

Male anti-abortion religious leaders mull murder charges for pregnant people at national event

By: - July 24, 2023

An all-male panel of anti-abortion religious leaders from around the country met Friday night to discuss the strategies that should be used to end abortion in every state at any stage of pregnancy, without exceptions for rape and incest, and with criminal punishment for the pregnant person in line with existing criminal penalties for murder, […]

Operation Save America anti-abortion event offers mixed messages of calls to violence

By: - July 22, 2023

Protesters filled several blocks of sidewalk outside A Preferred Women’s Health Center of Atlanta on Friday morning, the fourth day of protests there this week. Many wore T-shirts and held signs to declare which side they were on, and several congregated near the parking lot entrance to speak into microphones and tell any abortion clinic […]

National abortion ban eyed as group marks ‘Siege of Atlanta’ protests 35 years ago

By: , and - July 21, 2023

Members of a national anti-abortion religious organization called Operation Save America are in Atlanta this week to protest at a local abortion clinic and to discuss new strategies for achieving a national prohibition on abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Operation Save America began as Operation Rescue in 1986 and became more well known in […]

Maternal deaths often point to the conditions in which people live and work, said one researcher connected to a new study on maternal deaths (Getty Images).

Study shows sharp increases in maternal deaths over two decades

By: - July 4, 2023

Researchers touted it as the first study to provide such maternal mortality calculations for every state.

Appeals court judges embrace anti-abortion speculation

By: and - May 21, 2023

Mifepristone remains legal and on the market as the case winds its way through the legal system.

An ultrasound image of Jennifer Adkins’ 12-week-old fetus that was diagnosed with Turner syndrome and hydrops fetalis, two defects that are often fatal to the fetus and dangerous for the pregnant person to carry. Adkins had to seek an abortion in Oregon because, like 13 other states across the country, Idaho has a near-total ban on abortions without exceptions provided to preserve the health of the pregnant person. (Courtesy of Jennifer Adkins)

Post-Roe abortion bans force pregnant people with life-threatening complications to travel

By: - May 10, 2023

Idaho woman traveled to Oregon to terminate pregnancy with fatal fetal anomalies.   

Physicians react to ruling placing abortion pill use in jeopardy

By: and - April 7, 2023

'Any delay in abortion care is unnecessary and cruel, and it’s a dangerous precedent to deny access to a safe medication that science tells us is safe,' a physician said.