Montana Shooting Sports Association
MISSOULA — Montana law has some rules regarding self-defense that could apply to Sunday’s fatal shooting of a teenager in a Grant Creek home, according to the man who wrote the state’s version of the “castle doctrine.”
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined for the second time to review a Montana law that exempts from federal regulation guns that are made and kept in the state.
HELENA — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules — but advocates welcomed the court’s decision for leaving open the possibility of an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
HELENA — A prominent gun-rights advocate has started a website, www.senatorbaucus.com, to discourage Montana’s senior senator from working to enact new gun regulations.
MISSOULA — Gary Marbut’s phone is ringing all the time these days with calls from national news organizations, along with lawmakers and citizens.
STEVENSVILLE – At a gun show last week in Utah, a young man in his early 20s walked up to Darren Newsom to ask a question.
HELENA — A gun group and medical marijuana advocates expressed outrage Tuesday over a new federal policy clarifying that it is illegal for medical marijuana cardholders to buy firearms and ammunition and for dealers to sell these products to them.
HELENA - The state has cleared a well-known Missoula gun-rights advocate in a charge he failed to register as a lobbyist, but fined the National Rifle Associate for making that mistake in 2009.
HELENA — The state’s top political cop has dismissed a two-year-old lobbying complaint against Missoula gun-rights activist Gary Marbut, saying Marbut and his group, the Montana Shooting Sports Association, don’t have to report on their lobbying activities.
HELENA — The line of people stretched out the door of the committee room, all waiting for their turn to condemn or express their fears about the federal government.
HELENA — A Helena district judge will hear arguments today on a challenge to Montana’s nearly century-old, voter-passed ban on direct corporate spending to support or oppose political parties or candidates.
HELENA — Esther Suhr stood on the Capitol lawn Saturday afternoon proudly displaying her .54-caliber black-powder rifle.
HELENA - A prominent Montana gun rights group has partnered with a national organization to test federal authority over a new class of firearms: guns manufactured and used solely in the state of Montana.