Recently, states like Idaho, Alabama and Montana have presented a novel argument as part of an effort to lure the firearms industry's high-paying jobs south and west: Gun makers would be happier and more successful among their own — citizens who regularly use firearms — than they would be remaining in states trying to...
A Montana lawsuit that could undercut the authority of the federal government on issues including guns, marijuana, REAL ID, health care, the national guard, taxes and even law enforcement is poised to move to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A prominent Missoula-based 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.
Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer signed the Montana Firearms Freedom Act into law. This act basically states that if you build a gun in Montana -- and the firearm stays in the state -- it is exempt from federal gun control laws.
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer this week signed into law a new self-defense statute that will steal the thunder from gun prohibitionists who invariably whine that armed citizens might take the law into their own hands.
Under a proposed law currently being debated in the Montana Legislature, firearms, weapons components and ammunition made in Montana and kept in Montana would be exempt from federal regulation, potentially releasing some Montanans from national gun registration and licensing laws, the Missoulian reported.