Gun control is extremely unpopular in Idaho. The main reason for this is that it is counterproductive. Just look at Chicago with its high levels of gun control and correspondingly high violent crime levels. Criminals do not comply with gun laws and they avoid background checks. Limits on so called assault weapons and high capacity magazines have been proven to make no difference.
Gun control bill in peril - John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman - www.politico.com:: www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gun-control-bill-in....html