Kimber Statement on Montana Constitutional Carry Editorial

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Kimber Mfg released a statement regarding a recent editorial written by a former employee. IMG Kimber Mfg

U.S.A. -(  Kimber Mfg., Inc. has recently been made aware of opinion articles published respectively in the Sidney Herald (Sidney, Montana) entitled “Being Pro-Gun Also Means Being Pro-Responsibility” and in the Missoulian (Missoula, Montana) entitled “Being Pro-Gun Also Means Being Pro-Responsibility:  We must oppose HB102”. The author of this article, Ryan Busse, is no longer an employee of Kimber and has not worked for Kimber since August of 2020. His statements and opinions expressed regarding the opposition of Montana House Bill 102 are not authorized by or attributable to Kimber.

“Kimber is a proud supporter of our Constitutional rights to keep and bear arms,” said Leslie Edelman, CEO, and owner of Kimber. “We support organizations that defend these rights, and we are committed to providing the people of this great nation with the finest premium firearms available.”

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What we the people in Montana must oppose is liberals in Missoula and thier anti second amendment stance . These people should understand the difference between a right and privilege but have thier heads stuck so far up thier rectal ports that they can’t see the light of day let alone know the difference between rights and privileges .


Well, that’s a classic non-statement. Kimber could easily have said they support the constitutional carry bill and oppose any and all legislation that infringes on the right to keep and bear arms. Instead they choose to make a vague statement that appears to be more “cover our ass” in response to some of the backlash they’ve received and less in support of actual pro-2A legislation.


Seems plenty in support as I read it.


Ryan who?


Glad Kimber spoke up. We live in a world where that’s not guaranteed. Still, the political climate where it is. The state of ridiculous anti Constitution sentiment among the brainwashed, reprobate masses. Every one of these manufacturers needs to start churning out 80% options for customers who are no longer willing to submit to background checks, 4473’s, and ever smaller, numerous and onerous hoops to jump through in order to exercise a right. If I purchase any Kimber firearms, it’ll be through a private purchase. I would certainly consider an appropriately priced, factory direct “kit” based on any number of… Read more »