GREAT FALLS, MT – MAY 23: Gov. Greg Gianforte spoke to supporters during a campaign meet and greet at Lions Park on May 23, 2017 in Great Falls, Montana. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) vowed to protect residents’ Second Amendment rights from federal overreach.
On Friday, Gianforte signed a new bill into law, prohibiting the ban of firearms, magazines and ammunition.
This came as Republicans across the country rallied against Joe Biden’s push for sweeping gun reform measures.
President Joe Biden spoke during the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Delaware, on March 16, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Montana’s new law will stop police and state employees from enforcing federal restrictions.