Reports and rumors that groups bent on rioting and violence in Coeur d’Alene brought out men and women with guns on Monday determined to stop them if they arrive. Dan Carson was patrolling Sherman Avenue with an AR-12 semi-automatic 12-gauge across his chest, an AR-15 strapped to his back, two 9mm handguns holstered and a .38 special, too.
H/T: Coeur d'Alene Press
“By all means. I’m on their side. I disagree with what happened,” he said. “What I don’t agree with is when you turn to violence, and you start rioting and destroying businesses and hurting people who have nothing to do with anything.
“That’s what I’m here to hopefully prevent,” he said, adding, “I’m not going to be alone. There’s a lot more on the way.”
This is how Republican Coeur D'alene Idaho business owners are ensuring that their businesses aren’t looted. Guess what? It works. Looters are cowards and want nothing to do with legal gun owners who are ready to protect their business. pic.twitter.com/UUV7hzOQCo— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) June 3, 2020
Protesters Showed Up In Coeur d’Alene, Idaho But The Locals Made Sure That There Would Be No Riots… https://t.co/RJcNGEX7qM— Thomas Paine (@Thomas1774Paine) June 4, 2020
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho using 2A to protect persons and property. Doing it right. Antifa took their crowbars and molotove cocktails and left town. pic.twitter.com/e5fr7A26p5— Tracy 59873 (@RealTracyWard) June 3, 2020
Seems to be a lot of people confused by Idaho geography today. To clear things up Boise is not Coeur D’Alene. pic.twitter.com/SKAX59lOFa— We Need Tests & PPE (@PeaGreenCorner) June 4, 2020