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Results tagged with 'guns'

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Groups work to quell violence in Milwaukee

Published July 23, 2014

Last summer there was a sudden increase in shootings, contributing to a year-end total of 105 homicides in Milwaukee. At the time of writing there have been 39 homicides in 2014, five fewer than last year at the same time. Some new initiatives seek to reduce violence in the city, while groups throughout the city continue previous efforts to put a stop to the shootings.

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Playgrounds are no place for guns

Published May 22, 2014

A mother took her 3-year-old son to a park in Oconomowoc.The little boy played on all the good stuff there and then climbed up to go down the slide. Like a good mother, Kathy Miers kept her eyes on the boy. Then, what to her wondering eyes should appear, but a man, right next to her son. And on his hip a holster. And in the holster, a gun. Kathy snapped a picture. She posted it online. Lots of people saw it. And then here's what happened next.

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Wisconsin concealed carry gun law: two years later

Published Nov. 9, 2013

November 1 marks the second anniversary of the passing of the once high profile - and still highly contentious - Wisconsin concealed carry law. Two writers took the mandatory safety class and report back.

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Reader blogs:

The Dave Clarke .44

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has urged  county residents to arm themselves  and take firearms training  in order to protect their homes from criminals.  Is that a good idea? Clarke, who was appointed Sheriff by  Republican  Acting Governor Scott McCal...

Second Amendment Jews

"Peace comes through God-centered strength.....if you're an armed person, you're a citizen,  and if you're disarmed, you're a subject."  Charles Heller, Executive Director of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership  (JPFO)  (1)The JPFO, founded by the late Aa...

"It's Us!"

"We have met the enemy,and its us!"Pogo by Walt KellyIf (God forbid) you are found shot to death, the killer will probably be:  (a) A robber  (b)   your spouse or partner (c) a personal enemy  (d) you.Are you surprised that the correct answer is  (d)? ...

Have Gun, Will Use

Thanks to Wisconsin's new concealed carry law, more people will be  "packing heat" on our streets.   Thanks to the "castle doctrine"  and "stand your ground" laws  recently adopted, more Americans will be using guns  when they feel threa...

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