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Brian Schweitzer on Gun Control

Democratic MT Governor


Believes in right to gun ownership

Schweitzer and his campaign ran ads showing him walking through the weeds, clad in hunter orange and camo, holding a rifle. The sporting community is a demographic Schweitzer can relate to. He himself is a hunter and fisherman. He received an A- from the National Rifle Association.
Source: Blue Man in a Red State, by Greg Lemon, p.133-134 , Jun 25, 2008

Protect our 2nd Amendment rights

Q: What principles do you support regarding guns?

A: As an NRA member with an “A” rating, I will protect our 2nd Amendment rights. I will ensure access to Montana’s public lands for hunting, fishing and recreation.

Source: 2004 Montana Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test , Nov 1, 2004

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