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At a Glance


Montana has among the worst gun laws in the country and has an especially high rate of household firearm ownership. The Treasure State has one of the highest rates of gun deaths and gun suicide rates in the country. Montana’s state legislature has repeatedly made the state’s weak laws even weaker. In 2021, state lawmakers eliminated the permit requirement for carrying a concealed gun in public and required colleges and universities to allow guns on their campuses.

237 In an average year, 237 people die by guns in Montana. More at EveryStat.
#47 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Down from #46 last year). See why.

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Everytown for Gun Safety Releases 2024 State Gun Law Rankings, Montana Ranks 47th in the Nation for the Strength of its Gun Laws

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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