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House Ed kills bill calling for gun-safety courses in Idaho schools

After much debate and lots of questions, the House Education Committee voted 9-6 this morning to kill legislation proposed by Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, encouraging Idaho schools to offer elective gun-safety courses. Here’s how the vote broke down:

Voting to kill the bill: Reps. Amador, Clow, VanOrden, McDonald, Kerby, Cheatham, Kloc, Toone and McCrostie.

Voting against the move: Reps. Shepherd, Boyle, Mendive, DeMordaunt, Moon and Syme.

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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