National Rifle Association

A woman wearing jeans and a handgun hip holster
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Montana is one of 31 states that allow people to openly carry firearms without permits in certain public places. Until recently, that included stores owned by Walmart, the nation’s biggest retailer.

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The National Rifle Association has spent nearly $3 million so far in the 2018 election cycle. A big chunk of that change is centered on a race right here in the Mountain West.

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Montana’s lone congressman Greg Gianforte has clarified his stance on modifying weapons with so-called bump stocks.