Maybe New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s gun-control group could have picked a better audience.
His group, Everytown for Gun Safety, may have wasted its time, effort and money trying to persuade Idaho lawmakers to vote against a bill that would give more Idaho adults the right to conceal-carry handguns sans a government permit.
On Sunday, Everytown, based in New York, placed a full-page ad in the Idaho Statesman, the Gem State’s largest newspaper, which urged legislators to reject the bill and continue mandated permits.
Since then, Everytown has gone 0 and 3, losing at every stage of the game. On Monday morning, the Senate State Affairs Committee approved the measure by a large majority.
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