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Right To Keep And Bear Arms

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…

April 10, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
Montana gun bills heard on universities, concealed carry

Montana gun bills heard on universities, concealed carry

HELENA — Montana lawmakers behind two pro-gun measures said Monday that restrictions on carrying concealed weapons in cities and on university campuses violate Second Amendment rights.

March 18, 2013 11:57 am Related Loading…
Wyoming governor signs bison bill into law

Wyoming governor signs bison bill into law

CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill into law that was originally intended to encourage bison hunting but which was expanded to include money to fight possible federal gun control efforts.

March 15, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Even gun rights need reasonable limits

Many guns rights advocates argue that the Second Amendment grants an absolute right to bear the arms of their choice without reservation or restriction. This argument finds no support in our constitutional history. Not one of our constitutional rights may be exercised with impunity. All righ…

March 03, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
Wyoming Senate endorses money for gun protection

Wyoming Senate endorses money for gun protection

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Senate has voted to shoehorn an appropriation of money to fight any possible federal gun ban into a bill originally intended to encourage bison hunting.

February 26, 2013 7:46 pm Related Loading…
Montana House advances gun-rights measures

Montana House advances gun-rights measures

HELENA — Gun rights measures that include a plan to push back against potential federal restrictions on assault rifles were endorsed Thursday in the Montana House, despite criticism they may thwart law enforcement or lead to constitutional showdowns with the federal government.

February 21, 2013 2:44 pm Related Loading…

Wyoming Republican Party backs Gun Appreciation Day

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Republican Party says it is endorsing Gun Appreciation Day on Saturday.

January 18, 2013 9:37 amLoading…

Legislature passes concealed carry bill

HELENA - Lawmakers have passed a gun-rights bill that allows concealed carry without a permit in Montana cities.

April 28, 2011 9:55 pmLoading…

Gun-rights bills face tough road in Montana Senate

HELENA — Having already cleared the state House, a handful of gun-rights bills that have drawn opposition from many Democrats and some Republicans has moved to the Senate, where they may face a tougher challenge.

March 16, 2011 12:37 pmLoading…
Tea party encourages guns at Capitol rally

Tea party encourages guns at Capitol rally

HELENA — Tea party supporters toting guns gathered on the steps of the Montana Capitol Friday, but the rally was something of a misfire, bringing out far fewer people than in previous years.

March 04, 2011 10:15 amLoading…

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