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Committee approves public school gun bill, law enforcement calls it ‘bad for Idaho children’

UPDATED: Wed., March 10, 2021

The House State Affairs Committee voted 11-2 along party lines to approve Rep. Chad Christensen’s latest bill to allow employees of a public school district, “with an enhanced concealed weapons license, to carry a concealed weapon on school property.” The favorable vote on Tuesday came despite strong opposition from both law enforcement and school boards.