Helena, Montana — The governor just signed House Bill 102 that is designed to allow Montana residents to carry a concealed gun without a permit in more public places. There is also a section in the bill that will limit public university officials from restricting gun possession on campus. The purpose of the bill, as […]
UPDATE: The below article was written prior to Jan 1st, 2021 and at the time it was written one could take an online class and apply for a Virginia non-resident permit. That is NO LONGER TRUE. This article is outdated and the reader should note that Virginia no longer accepts online training. The main takeaway? […]
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
Montana’s Attorney General Tim Fox has stated that Missoula’s recent gun background check ordinance violates Montana state law.
The Missoula City council voted 8-4 to require background checks for all private gun sales on Monday. The Missoula Police Department says they plan to enforce the ordinance on a “complaint basis,” but specifics will not be outlined until the ordinance goes into effect at the beginning of November.
In Billings MT a 39-year old woman was attacked by a man when she walked outside her home to retrieve something from her car. When the assailant attacked from behind he knocked her down to the ground.