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Labrador Defends American Firearms Manufacturers from Liability for Mexico’s Gun Violence

[BOISE] – Attorney General Raúl Labrador joined a coalition of 27 states in defending American firearms manufacturers against attempts to hold the companies liable for gun violence in Mexico. If a lower court’s ruling is allowed to stand, Americans’ Second Amendment rights could be threatened. In their petition, the attorneys general ask the Supreme Court of […]

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A Very Dangerous Proposal from the World Health Organization

Dear Friends, This last week saw a very dangerous proposal from the World Health Organization to assume authority for local health decisions when faced with a future pandemic. This is the same World Health Organization (WHO) that bungled the COVID-19 response with recommendations of mask mandates, social distancing, lockdowns, and mandatory vaccines, all while failing […]

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Idaho’s Law is Designed to Save Women’s Lives

Idaho’s law is designed to save women’s lives. The Biden administration is pushing a false narrative. Women in Idaho deserve the best possible medical care and their lives should always be protected. Full stop. My office recently defended our Defense of Life Act before the U.S. Supreme Court against the Biden administration’s attempt to finagle […]

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Idaho Joins Multi-State Coalition in Defense of Second Amendment

[BOISE] – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador joined Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach in filing a lawsuit on behalf of 21 states opposing an ATF rule that would prevent law-abiding Americans from privately selling firearms. The rule seeks to require a federal firearms dealer license for every individual who sells a firearm for anything the ATF […]

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Idahoans have chosen to protect life. Biden is trying to stop us.

In his 2021 inaugural address, President Biden remarked, “The will of the people has been heard, and the will of the people has been heeded. We have learned again that democracy is precious.” Then, a year later, this self-declared unifier sued my state for exercising democracy. Idaho passed the Defense of Life Act in 2020 to protect […]

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Labrador Letter: Idaho’s Laws for Election Security

Dear Friends, Last week my office achieved an important victory in the defense of Idaho’s laws for election security. In a unanimous 5-0 decision in Babe Vote et. al. v. McGrane, the Idaho Supreme Court upheld Idaho’s law that said a student identification card was not an acceptable form of ID when it comes to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Idaho Reaches Multi-Million Dollar Settlement with Tobacco Companies

[BOISE] – Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced today a multi-million-dollar settlement with several tobacco companies. The settlement resolves years of litigation among the tobacco companies and Idaho concerning Idaho’s right to funds from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This settlement resolves the claims over disputed funds from the years 2005 to the present, as well future […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Attorney General Labrador Files Reply to SCOTUS in Idaho v. United States

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Attorney General Raúl Labrador filed state’s Reply Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in State of Idaho v. United States of America, a case confronting questions about a state’s authority to regulate abortion since the overturn of Roe v. Wade in the 2022 Dobbs decision, which put abortion laws back under […]

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Labrador Letter: Combatting Biden’s Extremist Environmental Agenda

Dear Friends, I have exciting news to share with you. Working closely with my counterpart in Kentucky, we handed a significant defeat to the Biden Administration and their extremist environmental agenda through a lawsuit we filed at the end of last year. The suit was decided last week in a Kentucky district court and the […]

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Labrador Letter: The Immigration Crisis

Dear Friends, The immigration crisis at our Southern border has reached a critical mass and just this month we are seeing a blizzard of activity between the states and the Biden Administration, SCOTUS, the circuit courts, and assorted parties, all to determine who has the authority to enforce federal laws when the federal government abrogates […]

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Idaho, Kentucky, and Multistate Coalition Hands Significant Defeat to Biden Administration’s Green Agenda

Federal Judge Blocks Rule Targeting Gas-Powered Cars [BOISE]—Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced Tuesday that a federal judge blocked the Biden Administration’s highway emissions rule that tried to drive gas-powered cars off the road. As part of a 21-state coalition led by Kentucky, Idaho brought a challenge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District […]

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Idaho Stands with Kansas and Arkansas Against Proposed EPA Rule Impacting Meat and Poultry Industry

[BOISE] — Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador issued a statement condemning the proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the liquid waste produced by meat and poultry processing plants in the United States. The Idaho Attorney General joins other states in expressing concern over the unnecessary and detrimental nature of this proposed regulation. “This […]

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