MISSOULA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) has offered a Resolution to the Missoula City Council to replace its failed ordinance to regulate private firearm transfers. The Resolution proposed by MSSA relies on education to help make Missoulians safer with firearms, and includes support for education for children through adults.
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox recently released an Opinion holding that the ordinance passed by the Missoula City Council to regulate private firearm transfers is in conflict with state law and unenforceable. MSSA believes that in the wake of that Opinion the City council may be searching for something meaningful and legal that it can do to support firearm safety in Missoula.
“We believe strongly in firearm safety education.” said Gary Marbut, MSSA President. “Education is clearly the right way for the Council to approach any perceived firearm safety issues in Missoula. This proposed Resolution offers a package of education options for the Council to embrace, all of which are perfectly legal today. It will actually …Read the Rest