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Legislative Wrap Up Part 1: Castle Doctrine

It was a long and tumultuous session and at the end of the day the Idaho legislature let you down! Once again — the Secret Gun Committee and Establishment Leadership in the House — killed all efforts to push for better self-defense laws. It’s up to you to keep the pressure on them for next year’s session, and we’ll tell you how in a minute! From the time Constitutional Carry

You did it! Establishment Gun Bill Dies!

The establishment “gun bill” is done! Yesterday the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee held a full hearing on Senate Bill 1161, the establishment version of Castle Doctrine. The bill was opposed by the ISAA and gun owners across Idaho as it did not expand protections and may have been worse than current law. We are happy to report that the bill was unanimously held in committee and will go nowhere

SB 1161 Hearing TOMORROW! Immediate Action Alert!

They are trying to move swiftly in enacting bad “gun” legislation in Idaho! We told you just a few days ago that the Secret Gun Committee and the establishment politicians in Boise released their own version of a “Castle Doctrine” bill.  After a lengthy review by our legal team, led by Alexandria Kincaid, they have determined that not only does SB 1161 FAIL to protect gun owners, it may actually be

Secret Gun Committee Bill Released-ACT NOW!

We knew it was going to be bad, but not this bad! Yesterday, the Idaho Senate released their version of what was supposed to be a “good” Castle Doctrine and self-defense bill. The entire purpose of reforming our self-defense laws is to ensure that home owners, and people in Idaho acting in self-defense, have the best protections possible. Senate Bill 1161 fails to solidify Idaho as a top state where

Effort to Amend House Bill 93 Fails! Who's Responsible?

A huge vote just took place in the Idaho House State Affairs Committee this morning! House Committee Members voted 11-4 to kill expanding Constitutional Carry in Idaho by extending it to all law abiding citizens, regardless of the state they come from. So what happened and where do we go with this legislation from here? More on that below. House Bill 93, as it is currently written, would extend Constitutional Carry

Puic Hearing on Constitutional Carry TOMORROW! (March 2nd)

They are doing it again! We have just been informed that a gun bill hearing will be tomorrow (March 2nd) at 9:00 a.m. in the House State Affairs Committee Room which is located on the Garden Level (bottom floor). The bill is being carried by Rep. Don Cheatham (Republican-District 3). The bill Rep. Cheatham is putting forward will give current military members, who are not-residents, the ability to carry handguns

Join us for today's Gun Rally at the Capitol!

Today is the day gun owners have been waiting for. We hope that you will join us at the rally later on today as we gather to support the Castle Doctrine and removing the Residency Requirement for Constitutional Carry.  We will be meeting at the Center on the Grove at 3:00 and then marching to the Capitol for speeches from our guest speakers.  It will be a little chilly out

Gun Rally at the Capitol Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the big day! Once again, Idaho gun owners will march in support of gun rights expansion in Idaho. We will be marching to support the Castle Doctrine in Idaho as well as removing the residency requirement for Constitutional Carry. Details on the rally below. Last year over 1,000 Idaho gun owners marched in support of Constitutional Carry. After 4 long years of that battle, we finally prevailed. No

Co-Sponsors for Castle Doctrine Growing!

The list of legislators for Co-Sponsoring Castle Doctrine continues to grow. This legislation is going to be a tough battle and we need as many citizens as possible to reach out to their legislators and ask them to co-sponsor this important bill! Are your legislators on the list of co-sponsors? We’ll get to that in just a minute. As a quick refresher, the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance is pushing a

Chairman Loertscher Killing Castle Doctrine in Idaho!

The man just can’t help himself. Chairman Loertscher (R-32) — who killed Constitutional Carry for several years — is at it again. He is killing Castle Doctrine for Idaho! This is the 2nd pro-gun bill he is refusing to hear just this year. Rep. Christy Zito (R-23), who is sponsoring the Castle Doctrine bill, has done everything that was asked of her by the Chairman. She jumped through all the