North Idaho Rep. Heather Scott discusses gun rights, insurrection, free speech

North Idaho Rep. Heather Scott discusses gun rights, insurrection, free speech

"The concern is they are going to get rid of that international tie to call you a domestic [terrorist],” Scott said. BONNER COUNTY, Idaho — A live meeting with constituents over Zoom had Rep. Heather Scott,, R-Blanchard, talking about gun rights, the federal prosecution of insurrectionists and warning those in the call against public education, as reported by our news partner the Bonner County Daily Bee . One of the biggest topics of the night, gun rights, was brought up in several questions throughout the video call. Some constituents expressed concerns over whether President Joe Biden might sign an executive order restricting gun rights. “I do not see any [executive orders] on guns, but apparently, Biden has made some comments that he wants Congress to take up gun legislation,” Scott said. “That’s what we’re all afraid of. They’re coming for our guns and I keep telling people, by the time they come for our guns it’s going to be too late.” Scott encouraged those on the call to look into the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance, a group that describes itself as a “no-compromise” gun rights organization. Others, Scott said, are not. “You can forget about the NRA,” she said. In response to a question about “red flag laws” — laws that would allow police or family members to petition the state to temporarily remove firearms from someone deemed to be a danger to themselves or others — Scott said there are “many” attempts to push them through, which have […]

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