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Not backing down: Patterson tells reporter he’ll revive gun bill

Boise Republican Rep. Mark Patterson tells reporter Ben Swann that he plans to revive House Bill 219, his failed gun rights bill that he says triggered Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney to try to silence him by revoking Patterson’s concealed

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GOP lawmakers battle on Facebook over Idaho gun rights, school safety bills

An intramural spat over gun rights and school safety legislation prompted by December’s Connecticut school shooting has erupted on Facebook between House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, and Rep. Judy Boyle, R-Midvale. On Tuesday, Hagedorn’s school

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

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

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