Jim Jeffress, from Meridian, holds a sign while walking with a large group to the Idaho State Capitol before a rally for public lands. “I am a first-time sign carrier,” said Jim. “This is an important issue of freedom and liberty for people who enjoy the outdoors.”
Jim Jeffress, from Meridian, holds a sign while walking with a large group to the Idaho State Capitol before a rally for public lands. “I am a first-time sign carrier,” said Jim. “This is an important issue of freedom and liberty for people who enjoy the outdoors.” Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Jim Jeffress, from Meridian, holds a sign while walking with a large group to the Idaho State Capitol before a rally for public lands. “I am a first-time sign carrier,” said Jim. “This is an important issue of freedom and liberty for people who enjoy the outdoors.” Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com

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