Raised With Firearms In Rural Idaho, One Boise Mom Is Advocating For Change

Having children changed her perspective on guns.

By Heath DruzinJanuary 27, 2020 9:30 am,

From KERA:

On a Friday morning in December, Jenny Lingle’s house in Boise, Idaho, is buzzing with the sounds of young children. Her daughters, Ruby, 4, and Lucy, 7, and their friend, Hannah, sit at the kitchen table, chatting between bites of breakfast.

Most days, Lingle works as a nurse at a local hospital. But on days like today, she’s half of an elementary school carpool, getting her daughters and their friend ready for school.

Lingle says it was her kids that first got her into activism. Two-and-a-half years ago, she started volunteering with the gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.


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