On May 10, Governor Brian Schweitzer vetoed House Bill 271, the permitless carry bill introduced by state Representative Krayton Kerns (R-48). You can read the Governor’s veto letter here. HB 271 would have allowed any law-abiding individual who is eligible to possess a handgun under state or federal law to discreetly carry a firearm for self-protection within city limits in
In his letter, the Governor states, “Obviously, this bill would greatly imperil the work and safety of
For the last twenty years,
The Governor also wrote that HB 271 would “dismantle many reasonable
Please contact Governor Schweitzer today and express your disappointment at his veto of House Bill 271 and the misinformation on which the veto was based! The Governor can be contacted by calling (406) 444-3111. You can also send him an e-mail message at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment for Governor Schweitzer online by clicking here.