Friday, August 7, 2009

Montana suit to challenge federal gun laws

From Big Sky Country, on the potential for a lawsuit to test Montana Fireams Freedom Act:
The man who helped write the bill that exempts federal regulation of Montana made firearms says that the idea is gaining support around the country.

The state legislature passed the Montana Firearms Freedom Act during its last session and now the Montana Shooting Sports Association plans to file a lawsuit on October 1st.

The suit will challenge the authority of Congress to regulate Montana manufactured guns, accessories and ammunition that stay within the state, according to Montana Shooting Sports Association President Gary Marbut. ...

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