Gun issue prompts recall try to remove Findley from Senate

Sen. Lynn Findley, center, stands with Cheryl Cruson (left), Treasure Valley Community College board chair, and board member, Betty Carter (right). (The Enterprise File)

VALE – A Mount Vernon man has launched a petition to recall state Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale.

Patrick Hales said he hasn’t started to collect signatures yet but decided to be the chief petitioner for the recall effort because of two actions by Findley. The state Elections Division has not approved the petition for circulation yet.

Hales said he believes Findley should have done more to resist Senate Bill 554, a contentious gun bill that requires the owners to secure weapons with a trigger or cable lock, inside a locked container or a gun room.

Hales believes Findley should have walked out of the Senate during the debate of the bill, helping deprive the . . .