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Results tagged with 'Concealed carry'

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Finding common ground for Laylah

Published Nov. 10, 2014

I looked at family photos of the 5-year-old girl who was shot to death this week in Milwaukee. They were even more heartbreaking than the single angelic professional photo the media's been highlighting. You see Laylah Petersen doing things all little girls do. Trick or treating. Going to the zoo. In church. Swinging. Taking goofy selfies for the camera. I have a 9-year-old girl. She does all of those things. Laylah Petersen must be regarded now, in a sense, as this community's child, too.


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.


Vigilante justice boosts danger on our streets

Published Feb. 21, 2013

When Wisconsin foolishly passed a concealed carry bill, there were many people - me among them - who predicted that this was going to spawn a kind of vigilante justice and turn many neighborhoods into the OK Corral. Well, Guess what? It's happened.

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Shooting Gallery

Do you yearn to visit the gallery of the Wisconsin Assembly Chamber with a loaded  "Saturday night special" in your pocket?  Thanks to the Republican Cornucopia of Crummy Ideas,  you can soon!  If you have not been convicted of a felony or judged  insane (or inc...

Want to Pack "Heat" ?

If SB 93, introduced by State Senator Pam Galloway  (R, Wausau), passes, if you can legally own a gun, you can carry it concealed.  According to the State Legislative Reference Bureau,  "This bill eliminates the prohibition against going armed with a concealed dangerous weapon...

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