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At a Glance


Montana has weak gun laws and the 11th highest rate of gun deaths in the country. The state does not require gun owners to get a permit to carry concealed weapons in public, nor does it run background checks on firearm purchasers. In the last few years, the Montana legislature has attempted to weaken its laws even further. They've done this, for example, by introducing bills that would allow more guns in schools.

228 In an average year, 228 people die by guns in Montana. More at EveryStat.
#46 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer state, Montana can strengthen its background checks, enact an Extreme Risk law, and prohibit domestic abusers from purchasing or possessing a firearm.

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Montana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrates Defeat of Gun Lobby’s Dangerous Agenda as Senate Adjourns 

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Survivor Story


A Message to Montana Governor Gianforte: Veto HB 258 Now

Dear Governor Gianforte,  We are survivors. We are survivors of the country’s gun violence epidemic. Gun violence has changed our lives, families, and communities with its devastation. We are part of a community which includes 58% of all adults in our country.  You might not know us personally. You might… Continue