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Idaho 97 petitioners launch advocacy group to oppose extremism

Idaho Press

'We want to change the image of Idaho to be a place with sane politics'

Ada commissioner asked judge to ‘accommodate’ Bundy. Now a group wants him investigated

The Idaho Statesman

"A new group opposed to extremism and disinformation is asking the Attorney General’s Office to investigate an Ada County commissioner after he asked a judge to make “accommodations” for Ammon Bundy, who was denied access to the Ada County Courthouse in Boise after refusing to wear a mask."

Guest opinion: Look at mask wearing as another way to help your fellow Idahoans

The Idaho Statesman

"Our masks free us, until we get to the other side of this pandemic. It isn’t how things used to be, but for now it’s the right tool for the job, so Mask Up Idaho!"

Commentary: A pandemic and a governor’s failure to confront it

Lewiston Morning Tribine

"Hoping to show Little that an overwhelming number of Idahoans support a governor willing to lead more aggressively on the pandemic, a new grassroots group — The Idaho 97% — organized, as one of the founders Emily Walton told me this week, 'to let him know we need him to run Idaho.'"

Illegal or not, county commissioner shouldn’t be intervening on behalf of Ammon Bundy

The Idaho Statesman

"The Idaho 97 Project, a new group opposed to extremism and disinformation, has asked the Idaho Attorney General’s Office to investigate Davidson."

Ada commissioner's conversation with judge draws criticism, raises legal questions

The Idaho Press

"The Idaho 97 Project, a privately funded advocacy group that formed in opposition to anti-mask advocates, on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office requesting Davidson be investigated for violating the bribery and corruption statute."

Idaho Teachers of the Year urge better COVID-19 safety

Idaho State Journal

“I think we’ve seen an imbalance at public meetings across the state,” Hoffman said. “The people who show up are people who aren’t wearing masks and aren’t taking personal responsibility to protect their neighbors.”

United Front: Boiseans react to anti-Semitic vandalism, anti-mask protests

Boise Weekly

“We have public officials who are trying to do the right thing, and we have public officials who need some help getting there. … We are not ok with extremists interrupting the business of government, and we are not ok with elected leaders folding to their demands.”

VIDEO: Ada County Commissioner asks courthouse to 'make accommodations for Ammon Bundy's trial

KTVB / The 208

"Satz: This kind of behavior is absolutely unacceptable for any level of elected official."

Police, Ada officials respond to Tuesday's health order protests

The Idaho Press

"On the other side of the debate, hundreds of people in support of the public health order set up homemade signs in the parking lot of the district office Tuesday. On Wednesday, an online petition by a newly formed coalition called The 97% gained more than 1,600 signatures."

VIDEO : ‘We trust the science’: Idaho group urges COVID public health measures after protests

The Idaho Statesman

‘We trust the science’: Idaho group urges COVID public health measures after protests

Thousands of Idahoans sign petition in support of 'sensible public health measures'

The Idaho Press

“The signatures here represent the vast majority of us — Idahoans of all stripes — who are home doing our damndest to get through 2020.”

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