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Montana has weak gun laws and the 6th highest rate of gun deaths in the country. 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.

208 In an average year, 208 people die by guns in Montana.
8th Montana has the 8th highest rate of gun deaths in the United States.
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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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Bozeman Daily Chronicle Editorial Board: “We all have a stake in Montana’s new campus carry law”

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Survivor Story


A Message to Montana Governor Gianforte: Veto HB 258 Now

Dear Governor Gianforte,  58% 58 percent of American adults report that they or someone they care for has experienced gun violence in their lifetime. SurveyUSA. “Market Research Study”. SurveyUSA. (2018). We are survivors. We are survivors of the country’s gun violence epidemic. Gun violence has changed our lives, families,… Continue