78 Candidates for Congress and Legislature Endorsed.
MISSOULA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) has released its endorsements and grades for candidates on the ballot for the 2018 General Election. MSSA has endorsed 78 candidates for Congress and for the Montana Legislature.
MSSA is the chief political advocate for Montana gun owners and hunters. MSSA has gotten 68 pro-gun and pro-hunting measures through the Legislature and enacted into law. MSSA supports Montana gun owners and promotes firearms safety.
For the U.S. Senate, MSSA endorsed Matt Rosendale. MSSA explains that when Rosendale was in the Montana Senate, he carried MSSA’s “Ammunition Availability Act” at the request of MSSA. That Act was intended to encourage the manufacture of ammunition components in Montana, smokeless powder, primers, and cartridge cases.
MSSA expressed concern that Rosendale’s chief opponent, Jon Tester, has voted for gun control bills in the Senate and opposed Supreme Court nominees who don’t favor expanding government power.
MSSA also endorsed incumbent Congressman Greg Gianforte to be returned to the U.S. House.
MSSA president Gary Marbut commented, “I know Greg. He’s one of us. He understands the right to keep and bear arms, …Read the Rest