New study ranks Montana #8 in the nation for gun-related deaths
According to a new study by Stacker composed of data from the CDC, Montana was ranked number eight in the nation for gun-related deaths from 2017-2021.
That ranking comes as no surprise to Billings native Mykala Davis, who lost her boyfriend in 2020 to gun violence.
By: Kelsey Merison
“Montana has the highest number of firearms and ammunition businesses per capita in the country. With our business-friendly environment, proud Second Amendment heritage, and unmatched quality of life, we’ll recruit more.” Governor Greg Gianforte
Guns coming to campus (and nearly everywhere else): Permitless concealed carry of firearms now legal in Montana
“Gun control measures don’t prevent criminals from perpetuating violence or crime,” said Gianforte. “Gun control measures step on the rights of law abiding citizens and our Second Amendment is very clear, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”