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E.J. Dionne Jr.: State control: Georgia gun supremacists' folly

WASHINGTON — Have we gone stark raving mad?

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Run on guns subsides, but ammo shortages hit some areas

Run on guns subsides, but ammo shortages hit some areas

CASPER, Wyo. — What some retailers described as gun-buying fever the past year has largely broken. But the effects linger in the ammunition market, particularly in smaller Wyoming towns.

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Senate panel Oks bill allowing armed teachers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate Education Committee has endorsed a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in Wyoming schools.

February 19, 2014 2:22 pmLoading…

Some say UW gun-free policy too broad

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming policy generally forbids anybody other than sworn law enforcement officers to possess or carry firearms on campus, either openly or concealed.

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Rep Amanda Curtis on gun violence

Rep Amanda Curtis on gun violence

Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks out against gun violence from both her personal experience and those of others.

July 23, 2013 5:18 pmLoading…
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally

State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally

State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases on Tuesday in Helena.

July 23, 2013 3:13 pm
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally

State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally

State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Helena. 

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Background check supporters rally at Montana Capitol

Background check supporters rally at Montana Capitol

HELENA — Speakers at a rally at the Capitol on Tuesday urged U.S. Sen. Max Baucus to change his stance and support expanded background checks before people can buy guns.

July 23, 2013 2:22 pm Photos

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May cartoon: Obama detained

May cartoon: Obama detained

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May 31, 2013 4:51 pm
Gun control forces struggle to keep issue alive

Gun control forces struggle to keep issue alive

Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers.

May 07, 2013 8:14 am Photos

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Daines focusing on sportsmen, outdoor issues

Daines focusing on sportsmen, outdoor issues

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, amid a statewide tour looking at outdoors issues, continued his push Thursday to expand logging and said the recent debate on background checks has not altered his opposition to gun control.

May 02, 2013 3:29 pmLoading…
Let the states make decisions on guns, Daines says

Let the states make decisions on guns, Daines says

Gun control isn’t the answer to stopping gun violence, said U.S Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., who on Tuesday advocated focusing instead on mental health and criminal intent.

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Schweitzer: Anti-gun control position wouldn't fly on the national stage

Schweitzer: Anti-gun control position wouldn't fly on the national stage

BOZEMAN — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer says his position on gun control is one reason he couldn't step onto the national political stage.

April 19, 2013 11:43 am Photos

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Baucus voted against gun control measure

Baucus voted against gun control measure

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus helped block a bipartisan effort to increase restrictions on gun sales.

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Gun measures put Baucus, moderate Senate Democrats in bind

Gun measures put Baucus, moderate Senate Democrats in bind

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's push for tougher gun measures and expanded background checks has placed several moderate Senate Democrats facing re-election next year in a bind, forcing them to take sides on a deeply personal issue for rural voters.

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Baucus opposes gun-control compromise bill

Baucus opposes gun-control compromise bill

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus said Thursday he opposes a gun-control bill backed by fellow Democrats and is still assessing a separate bipartisan compromise on background checks.

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Guest opinion: Congress must enact to violence prevention legislation

Two years ago, on a chilly morning in Tucson, Ariz., a mentally ill young man shot me in the head and killed six others, including a little girl. The Tucson killer had been kicked out of college for psychotic disturbances, denied entrance to the Army because of drug abuse, and spent months p…

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Governor vetoes bill barring gun ban enforcement

Governor vetoes bill barring gun ban enforcement

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock took action Thursday on several gun measures, including vetoes of a bill that would have prohibited local and state police from enforcing any federal gun bans and another that would have allowed silencers when hunting wolves.

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Increased gun, ammunition sales a boon for Montana wildlife projects

Increased gun, ammunition sales a boon for Montana wildlife projects

MISSOULA — Think what you want about the gun control debate, but it’s great for wildlife.

March 23, 2013 8:25 am Photos

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Gun buyers

Gun buyers

A customer at the Axmen South in Missoula signs a credit card slip for the purchase of a semiautomatic gun last December.

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