LATEST SENATOR TESTER
U.S. Senator Jon Tester today joined a bipartisan group of Senators to successfully overturn a controversial rule restricting gun rights.
The federal rule requires the Social Security Administration to turn over private information of law-abiding citizens to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
"Responsible gun ownership and the privacy of law-abiding citizens is fundamental to our Montana way of life," Tester said. "As a gun owner and as Montana's Senator, it is my responsibility to protect the Constitutional rights of law-abiding Montanans. This rule violates freedom and privacy and simply doesn't belong on the books."
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