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Montana has weak gun laws and the 6th highest rate of gun deaths in the country. In the last few years, the Montana legislature has attempted to weaken its laws even further. They've done this by introducing bills that would allow more guns in schools and other places where guns shouldn’t be.

200 In an average year, 200 people die by guns in Montana.
6th Montana has the 6th highest rate of gun deaths in the United States.
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To become a safer state, Montana can strengthen its background checks, enact an Extreme Risk law, and prohibit domestic abusers from purchasing or possessing a firearm.

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