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We’re being “Alloyed”

I see the word “alloyed” being used in print and the electronic and social media with increasing frequency. I have always known what the word meant in the metallurgical sense, but when referring to a privilege or a “right” I had to look it up. It means according to Merriam’s “something added that lowers value” Synonyms […]

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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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Defund the Police?

The cries in recent days to do away with funding for local and municipal police departments shows a conceit and ignorance of human nature and a fundamental misunderstanding and disdain for our Federal and State Constitutions. Who is going to maintain order on the streets? ANTIFIA, The BLM, Al Sharpton with spurs wearing a mask and […]

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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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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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Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

The backers of “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” claim that their proposal to modify Idaho’s Constitution will “provide additional rights to crime victims.” On the surface, this may sound like a good idea, but it has several dangerous flaws, including the bypassing of our constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms. First, let’s take a […]

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Are Idaho Gun Owners Satisfied?

Once again, we find ourselves in the midst of the Idaho legislative session. For approximately three months the Idaho legislature will debate various topics concerning our future and freedom here in the state of Idaho. One topic that is always of great interest to many Idahoans is our right to keep and bear arms. Most […]