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Montana: House Committee to Hear Restaurant Carry Legislation on Monday

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Montana: House Committee to Hear Restaurant Carry Legislation on Monday

On Monday, February 20 at 8:00am, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 494.  It is important for NRA members and Second Amendment supporters to contact members of the committee and politely urge them to support this important pro-self-defense legislation.


Sponsored by state Representative Seth Berglee, HB 494 would allow law-abiding Montanans to carry a firearm for self-defense while patronizing a restaurant where alcohol is not the primary item of sale.  An individual should not be prevented from carrying a firearm for self-defense while dining in a restaurant that serves alcohol.  The right to self-defense should not be unnecessarily banned due to the presence of a product that is legally sold in an establishment that is licensed to do so.

Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to support House Bill 494 when it comes up for a vote.

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