Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte on Friday signed a law intended to protect the Second Amendment rights of Montana gun owners.
“Today, I proudly signed Rep. Hinkle’s law prohibiting federal overreach into our Second Amendment-protected rights, including any federal ban on firearms,” the Republican governor tweeted. “I will always protect our #2A right to keep and bear arms.”
On his Facebook page, Republican state Rep. Jedediah Hinkle said the bill is important for Montana’s gun owners.
“Thank you Governor Gianforte for signing HB258 into law today and further protecting Montana gun owners.
Additionally, thank you to Montana Shooting Sports Association for reaching out to me and giving me the opportunity to carry such important legislation for our 2nd amendment rights!” he posted on Friday.