[Vision2020] Jus' When You Thought Things Couln't Get More Stupid . . .

Sue Hovey suehovey at moscow.com
Tue Jan 25 00:53:12 PST 2011

Just a question:  According to Idaho law do I as a landlord have the right 
to ban guns in my rental property?

Sue Hovey

-----Original Message----- 
From: Andreas Schou
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 6:10 PM
To: Tom Hansen
Cc: Moscow Vision 2020 ; Reggie Holmquist
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] Jus' When You Thought Things Couln't Get More 
Stupid . . .

> 2)  If residents of these state-owned dwellings are permitted to store
> firearms and ammunition within these state-owned dwellings, there is
> nothing to prevent residents of state-owned dorms (including those dorm
> residents who habitually consume such copious amounts of alcohol as to
> fall out of second-floor windows) from possessing and storing firearms and
> ammunition within their dorm rooms.

That's probably true. But that's the law.

> And for the bonus round, might I add that the first fatality resulting
> from this newly availed freedom may, subsequently, place the state (along
> with the State Board of Education and UI President Duane Nellis) in court
> once again . . . as defendents in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Idaho has a long history of cases involving the UI in its capacity as
landlord, all of which (at least, as far as I'm aware) the plaintiff
has lost.

-- ACS

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