Hunting groups say Rosendale misfired on gun tax repeal

Pro gun, anti tax. The candidate who takes those positions in a Montana election usually avoids a lot of criticism, but not this year.

Hunting groups and the firearms lobby are displeased with U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale for co-sponsoring a bill to kill the Pittman-Robertson Act, which has contributed $361 million to Montana wildlife restoration projects over its lifetime.

Opponents to the bill include the National Rifle Association, which has spent millions supporting Rosendale in previous elections, the National Shooting Sports Association, Montana Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, to name a few.

Read more from the Billings Gazette here...

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