"Currently no statute exists that addresses the collection and testing of sexual assault kits in Idaho. This will codify that process. This also addresses the issue of backlogs of rape kits and sends a clear message that the crime of sexual assault is taken seriously."
School officials say they decided that the flag be removed from school property after they consulted idahogangs.com, a site managed by the Idaho Department of Correction. The website—though currently down—reportedly includes the Confederate battle flag as a gang indicator.
"It’s important to remember that areas of Idaho beyond these 11 counties also were impacted and now face the threat of serious flooding as a result of our heavy winter snowfall. This is great news, and there should be more to come.”