HELENA — Democrat Amanda Curtis is opposing Republican Steve Daines and Libertarian Roger Roots in the race for Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat. Her stands on major issues include:
WASHINGTON — Have we gone stark raving mad?
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate Education Committee has endorsed a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in Wyoming schools.
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.
Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks out against gun violence from both her personal experience and those of others.
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases on Tuesday in Helena.
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Helena.
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.
May 4, 2013
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.
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.
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.
BOZEMAN — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer says his position on gun control is one reason he couldn't step onto the national political stage.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus helped block a bipartisan effort to increase restrictions on gun sales.
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.
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.
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…
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.
MISSOULA — Think what you want about the gun control debate, but it’s great for wildlife.