Idaho mother-son duo charged with kidnapping after transporting minor to Oregon for abortion

An Idaho woman and her son have been charged with kidnapping after prosecutors say they took the son’s minor girlfriend out of state to get an abortion. Court documents show Idaho police began investigating the mother and son earlier this summer after a 15-year-old girl’s mother told authorities her daughter had been sexually assaulted and later taken to Oregon to have an abortion.

The relationship continued when he turned 18, right around when the girl said she became pregnant. According to court documents, the girl said she was ‘happy’ when she found out she was pregnant, but her boyfriend was not — warning that he would not pay for child support and that he would end their relationship. The boyfriend’s mother later demanded the girl not to tell her parents and threatened to ‘kick her out of their house’ if she did.

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