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Shame on Idaho

After reading the two articles, “Senate approves campus guns bill (Feb. 19),” and “House panel OKs ‘ag-gag’ measure (Feb. 21),” all I can say is, “Shame on you, Idaho.”

It’s time for the people of Idaho to vote in some legislators that have not gone off the deep end. It’s hard to believe that Idaho wants to be known for supporting students toting guns to class and for protecting farmers who abuse animals.

For shame!

Christy Anderlik

Liberty Lake


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