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Thwarting Biden’s New Gun Control Attempt

I support the 2nd Amendment. When the government seeks to take this right from us, I speak up. The latest attempt comes from President Biden, who is seeking to join and ratify the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Biden has said on multiple occasions that he wants to ban guns, but this latest attempt comes […]

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RELEASE: Fulcher Signs Amicus Brief in Support of New York Second Amendment Case

Congressman Fulcher Signs Amicus Brief in Support of New York Second Amendment Case WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Fulcher has signed a Congressional amicus brief led by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), to the U.S. Supreme Court that will challenge New York’s heavily restrictive licensing regulations targeted at law-abiding gun owners. This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will […]

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RELEASE: Fulcher Takes Additional Actions to Protect the Second Amendment

Congressman Fulcher Takes Additional Actions to Protect Idahoan’s Second Amendment Rights WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Russ Fulcher has continued his efforts to defend Idahoan’s Second Amendment rights with several legislative actions. These include becoming an original cosponsor on H.R. 3820, the Firearm Due Process Protection Act, H.R.  3823, the Protecting Individual Sovereignty Through Our Laws Act […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fulcher Votes to Defend Gun Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Congressman Fulcher continued his commitment to defend Idahoan’s Second Amendment rights by voting against H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021, and H.R. 8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act. Congressman Fulcher commented, “I have promised the constituents of Idaho’s First District that I will protect their Second Amendment […]

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Idaho Small Arms Protection Act

Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi just announced their push for a TOTAL BAN on AR-15s! The Idaho Small Arms Protection Act (the Second Amendment State Sanctuary upgrade), according to ISAA legal counsel, is unlike any other legislation in the country, designed to protect the owners of small arms in the United States. Idaho has a […]

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Are we at the Tipping Point?

Our Church was one of the first in our community to institute security measures for the protection of our members, and we have offered our protocols to other churches in the area that felt the need to secure their own places of worship. I’m not quite sure why the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints […]

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Bonner County Sheriff Goes After City of Sandpoint for Illegal Gun Ban!

— Published with Permission of KeepIdahoFree.org — The city of Sandpoint is embroiled in yet another controversy. We reported recently that the city wasted hundreds of thousands of dollars on 56 overpriced trashcans. Now the city finds itself in the midst of another controversial issue. The Festival at Sandpoint, which is run by a non-profit […]

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The Left’s Unrelenting War Against Everything

Appeasement is often touted as a way to avoid conflict. Give a screaming child a piece of candy and he will be quiet for a few minutes. The problem with appeasement is that it does not supply long-lasting satisfaction; it merely forestalls desire temporarily while simultaneously telegraphing your weakness when faced with the prospect of […]

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Op Ed: Gun Rights and Two New Background Check Bills

Question: What is the definition of a ‘criminal’? Answer: Someone who has committed a crime by breaking the law. With this understood, it seems sensible that creating additional laws to be ignored by criminals is not the solution to stopping crime and violence in our communities. These new laws would not only add to the […]

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Marsy’s Law Tramples “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Underfoot

The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal will create a brand new constitutional right to “reasonable protection” against “the accused” (not just those who are convicted) for “crime victims” including those who are allegedly being threatened with “emotional harm.” The proposal also strikes the language allowing the legislature to define these rights. Article 1, Section 11 […]

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Are Republican Legislators for Limited Government?

Is Idaho on a path to rapid progressivism? Initial reactions to that question might be a resounding “no” or maybe even “hell no.” But indulge me for a moment on the reality of our current status as a “conservative” state. Idahoans would largely agree that we are one of the most conservative states in the […]

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Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

1. It creates broad new rights which do not apply to all people. The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal (SJR101) would create an entirely new constitutional right “to reasonable protection from the accused and those acting on behalf of the accused throughout the criminal justice process.” This right would be extended only to a “crime victim,” […]