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More arms to bear

Thom George may have been a foreigner in North Idaho, but he wasted little time in adjusting to the area’s outdoor-oriented lifestyle. After moving to a sprawling plot of countryside …


Gun control case to get court’s ear

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court set up a historic decision on gun control Wednesday, saying it will rule whether restrictive state and local laws violate the Second Amendment right to …


Court denies gun-ban appeal

CHICAGO – A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld ordinances barring the ownership of handguns in most cases in Chicago and suburban Oak Park, finding a Supreme Court ruling in a …


House OKs bill allowing guns in national parks

WASHINGTON – Gun rights advocates have found a sweet spot in Democratic-dominated Washington, and they are using it to aggressively push legislation. Their latest victory came Wednesday when the House …


Bill allowing guns in parks advances

WASHINGTON – The Democratic-controlled Congress is moving to restore a Bush administration policy that allowed loaded guns in national parks. The Senate voted Tuesday to allow guns in national parks …


Pair of Montana Democrats may be gun lobby’s best allies

HELENA – Two Montana Democrats are leading the charge against gun control – and forcing former political foes to recognize that Democrats could be their strongest allies while the party …


Gun rights bill clears House

If Idaho comes under a state of “extreme emergency” including martial law, invasion or insurrection, the state still shouldn’t be able to take away anyone’s guns, the Idaho House declared …


Martial-law gun rights bill passes Idaho House

Rep. Pete Nielsen, R-Mountain Home, today persuaded the Idaho House to vote 61-9 in favor of his legislation preventing the government from seizing guns in cases of “extreme emergency.”