Preemption Project

Mt. Home Removes "No Guns" From Legacy Park Sign!

While cities like Buhl fight and claw against necessary changes to their codes, other cities like Mt. Home work quickly to comply with state law. When the ISAA recently held a “Castle Doctrine” rally at Legacy Park in Mt. Home, we noticed that the sign at the park prohibited firearms. Such a prohibition violates Idaho’s preemption statute. The ISAA sent the city of Mt. Home a letter notifying them of

ISAA Helps 2 Counties Update Firearm's Ordinances!

For several years now the ISAA has been working on a “Preemption Project” to bring all city and county codes into compliance with Idaho law and to help remove any signs which are in violation as well. In total, 45 changes have been made in 42 cities/counties! 2 of those changes just occurred recently in Washington County and Cassia County. Each of these counties had ordinances that said you could

Chariman Loertscher Refuses to Hear Pro-Gun Bill Again!

The Idaho Second Amendment Alliance on Monday (Feb. 8th) turned in another pro-gun bill designed to strengthen Idaho’s Preemption statute. It was turned into the House and submitted to the House State Affairs Committee where gun bills are usually routed. The bill is designed to help protect Idaho’s gun owners from municipalities and state agencies who are seeking to undermine your 2nd Amendment rights. There should be no opposition to

5 Cities Update Ordinances, 1 Refuses!!!

The Idaho Second Amendment Alliance’s Preemption Project is a major work in progress. Governments are slow to make adjustments to their existing ordinances and even changing signs can sometimes take months. Every few months the ISAA reaches out to cities that have not yet completed their changes to request an update. The following 5 cities have changed ordinances over the last 2 months so that their ordinances are no longer

Immediate Action Needed By Canyon County Residents!!!

SEE ACTION ITEM BELOW MESSAGE!!! The Idaho Second Amendment Alliance has been involved in a project we call the Preemption Project. The preemption statute in the State of Idaho prevents cities and counties from enacting ordinances or posting signage which in anyway regulates the possession of firearms. In May of 2015 several Canyon County residents inquired about a sign posted at the Canyon County DMV which says, “Please Leave Weapons

Changes to Middleton and Rupert Ordinances!

In recent months the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance has been working with the cities of Middleton and Rupert to get changes made to their firearms ordinances which were outdated and out of compliance with Idaho’s preemption statute. The City of Middleton had an ordinance which prohibited firearms in city parks. The mayor and city council had recently made changes to the entire city code and had left the ordinance banning

Troy and New Plymouth Preemption Meetings

There are several important meetings coming up in several Idaho towns. In the City of Troy a meeting will take place on June 24th, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. This meeting is to discuss possible changes to the cities current firearms ordinances which are in violation of state law. Passed in the 1960’s, the ordinances are outdated and in contradiction to preemption that was passed in 2008. One ordinance prohibits the

Preemption News: Soda Springs Refuses, Canyon County Changes

The Idaho Second Amendment Alliance has received several new updates today (May 15th, 2015) in regards to our Preemption Project. For details on our project click on the “Legislative Efforts” tab and select “Preemption Project”. The city of Soda Springs has an ordinance forbidding the discharge of firearms within city limits. An exception is made for police officers acting in the line of duty but no exception exists for citizens

Preemption Project Hearings!!!

There are several City Council Meetings upcoming that we need citizens to attend to show support for ordinance changes. As the ISAA continues its efforts to get city and county codes in alignment with state law, we need citizens to back us up. There are three upcoming meetings and if you live in one of these towns, or know someone who does, please attend. 1. Bonners Ferry: Tuesday, April 21st,