‘Armed Women are Safer’ and 2nd Amendment rallies set Saturday at Idaho Capitol

2nd Amendment flyer

The joint rallies billed as a “Day of Resistance” are set for noon Saturday at the Capitol. Participants are encouraged to bring their weapons; both handguns and long guns are permitted at the Statehouse and on the Capitol Mall.

Organizers are Armed Women Are Safer, Guns Across Idaho and Idaho Carry, Open and Concealed.

For more information, email Tony@IdahoCarry.org.

Armed Women are Safer flyer

Dan Popkey came to Idaho in 1984 to work as a police reporter. Since 1987, he has covered politics and has reported on 25 sessions of the Legislature. Dan has a bachelor's in political science from Santa Clara University and a master's in journalism from Columbia University. He was a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association and a Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan. A former page in the U.S. House of Representatives, he graduated Capitol Page High School in 1976. In 2007, he led the Statesman’s coverage of the Sen. Larry Craig sex scandal, which was one of three Pulitzer Prize finalists in breaking news. In 2003, he won the Ted M. Natt First Amendment award from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association for coverage of University Place, the University of Idaho’s troubled real estate development in Boise. Dan helped start the community reading project "Big Read." He has two children in college and lives on the Boise Bench with an old gray cat.

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