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NRA Lobbying Stalls Bill Increasing Protections For Idaho Sexual Assault Survivors

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Molly Messick
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In January, Idaho state lawmakers debated a bill that would have allowed more sexual assault survivors to get protection orders against their assailants. The bill, introduced by Democratic representative Melissa Wintrow, died after lobbying from the National Rifle Association. 

Boise State Public Radio reporter Heath Druzin dug into the story and joins Idaho Matters to talk more about what he found. 

 

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!