The Missoula City Council's Public Health and Safety Committee met on Wednesday morning to hear more details about a proposed ordinance to require more comprehensive background checks on guns bought and sold privately in Missoula.
An expansion of background checks for gun purchasers who live in the city of Missoula has been proposed at Missoula city council and passed out of committee this week. Councilman Bryan von Lossberg helped to draft the ordinance and explained its intent.
While interviewing Rich Oschner, owner of Axmen South Firearms in Missoula on Wednesday afternoon, April 10, the FBI's computerized NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System), was down....again.
Following President Obama's victory last week, gun sales have spiked, much like they did in 2008 when he was first elected. Second Amendment supporters fear that a Democratic administration will tighten the screws on their ability to possess certain firearms, so the idea is to buy as many …