The U.S. Supreme Court has been reluctant in recent years to hear any cases that deal with Second Amendment issues. However, for the first time in almost a decade, the court has agreed to hear one such case when the justices return in October. The case involves how much control a city can have over gun owners' rights to transport their weapons.
The family of one of the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in the history of our country is suing companies that manufacture and sell AR-15 style rifles. That was the weapon used by the gunman who killed 58 people and injured over 850 more on Oct. 1, 2017, at a Las Vegas music festival. The lead defendant is Colt's Manufacturing Co., which made the weapon used in that shooting.
Summer heat brings challenges for Montana gun owners, including owners of Remington rifles. In order to minimize the risk of injuries or death due to firearms, it is critical for gun owners to take precautions specifically related to summer heat, such as keeping guns and ammunition in vehicles that can overheat quickly.
Montana has a total of game land area that is equivalent to the area of some smaller states. As thousands of Montanans and many from other areas come here to hunt local wildlife with various types of firearms, rifle and handgun safety is more important in Big Sky Country than many other places.
Maybe you've heard stories about Remington rifles firing on their own, causing serious injury or death. However, you're not sure how seriously to take them. After all, the company claims that the triggers and the guns are safe to use. Maybe you even own one, and you have not had a problem with it thus far.
When it comes to owning a firearm, you can be as responsible as possible, follow all the laws and keep the gun locked up when not in use, but something can still go wrong. It's not hard for an accidental discharge to occur to even the most experienced of firearms owners. Let's take a look at some important tips for preventing accidental firearm discharge.
Owning a gun comes with a lot of responsibility. It's best to receive the proper training before using a firearm or carrying it with you. There are times when a firearm accidentally discharges. If you have never experienced an accidental discharge, it can be frightening the first time it happens. Let's take a look at the most common causes of accidental firearm discharge.
Owning a firearm is a right afforded by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. Firearms come in all shapes, sizes and calibers. Even the safest of gun owners could wind up getting injured in a firearm accident in Belgrade, Montana. A common reason for injuries to gun owners is defects in the manufacturing of the firearm. Here's how to spot defects before they cause you injury.
The Remington Model 700 rifle has a known defect related to its trigger. The defect causes the rifle to spontaneously fire. This defect has resulted in numerous deaths over the years -- and one might think that Remington would take notice and try to correct the issue by issuing a free recall and repair.
A firearm can be an extremely dangerous weapon when it gets into the wrong hands. However, it can be even more dangerous if it's defective. Indeed, defective guns have been known to go off without even pulling the trigger, explode into the user and malfunction in a host of other dangerous and potentially fatal ways.