Montana Governor Comes Out In Support Of Assault Weapon Ban
By Tom Knighton
Montana is a very pro-gun state. It’s one of those states where you don’t come out in favor of gun control if you value your political career. I mean, there may be a place or two that you can get away with it, but not in the state as a whole.
That’s why Democratic Governor Steve Bullock hasn’t been particularly vocal regarding guns during his time in the state. However, now that he’s potentially seeking higher office, though, it seems he’s changed his tune a fair bit.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Sunday morning he’d support a ban on semiautomatic firearms.
On CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper, the host asked Bullock, a Democrat, if he would support such a ban. “You know, I would, Jake,” Bullock said.
“If we really step back for a minute, I think most folks, be it in Montana or elsewhere, that are firearms owners want to keep themselves and their families safe.”
Semiautomatic firearms have been used in mass shootings around the country, including a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this year that killed 17. After that shooting, many in Bullock’s party have called for a ban …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms