Why Pass Krayton’s Crazy Gun Bill?


While some (like county attorneys and sheriffs) have questioned the need for Representative Krayton Kern’s Wild West, Rootin’-Tootin Shooting Show gun bill (HB 228), the representative himself has finally offered a compelling reason:

The thicker we can make Montana Code with laws that clarify and solidify our Constitutional rights the more difficult it will be for an oppressive government to send us to a reservation in Oklahoma.

Having driven through Oklahoma, I understand his concern—if nothing else about this foolish bill.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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I think what ol’ Krazyton Kerns is referring to is NOT Oklahoma, but rather Bush’s giant Halliburton-constructed dention centers! Yes, they are a bit of a concern. Why we need them is anybody’s guess. And I, like Krayzie, don’t give a rat’s behind what the seriff’s think. I don’t recall too many “sheriff’s” who wrote the Constitution! Maybe some historian can help me out here, by I seriously doubt that law enforcement was foremost in the minds of the framers! What was foremost was a self-governing body of the PEOPLE, of which the coppers are a teensy, tiny part.


You want crazy?
We got crazy.

This went before the judiciary committee yesterday. Anybody hear what happened? Were there any beheadings?

Twanda Lanehart

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Clayton Horseman

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Cori Figarsky

Pleasant post, I actually had a good time reading it, keep up all the good writing.

Josiah Rievley

Fun post, I surprisingly benefited from glossing over it, keep up all the good efforts.

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