Guns Category Archive

  • UNSPUN: Impeachment, School Shootings and More

    We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now.

    WMTV-TV, 12/04/2019
  • Throwback Thursday: Dan Kelly Applied State Gun Laws As He Wished Them to Be

    Dan Kelly went to great lengths to interpret the law as he wished it to be to reach the conclusion he wanted

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/07/2019
  • State Senate Shame: GOP Leader Puts Petty Score Settling Over State Business

    A bipartisan package of bills to help address homelessness and common sense gun safety legislation is being pushed aside today by Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/05/2019
  • UNSPUN: August 14, 2019

    Leigh Mills sits down with the analysts to discuss Hagedorn's admission into the Supreme Court and gun control.

    WMTV-TV, 08/14/2019
  • Dan Kelly’s Time on State High Court Answers the Question — Yes, He’s an Extremist

    Court opinions which Dan Kelly authored or joined and his positions on court rules show his extremism in action.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/01/2019
  • NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker

    No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/16/2018
  • The NRA’s $740,000 Mistake About Tony Evers

    The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/12/2018
  • NRA Campaign Ad Mispronounces Name of Walker Opponent Evers

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now obtained a copy of the ad Friday. It says the buy is $740,000 in Green Bay, Wausau and La Crosse.

    Associated Press, 10/12/2018
  • Scott Walker Is the NRA’s $4 Million Man

    Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/11/2018
  • Another Brad Schimel Blunder: Attorney General’s Pick to Run Office of School Safety Stands to Personally Profit From Fund She Oversees

    Days before being announced as Brad Schimel’s pick to run the Office of School Safety, Kristen Devitt incorporated a business offering school safety trainings.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2018
  • Brad Schimel Wants to Put Guns in Schools in the ‘Best Way Possible’

    Brad Schimel, Wisconsin’sNRA-backed Attorney General, said yesterday in Green Bay he supports using federal funds to buy guns for teachers in schools

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/24/2018
  • Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Says DOJ Is ‘studying’ 3D-printed Guns

    Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said, “If you want to know how far out of step Brad Schimel is on guns, even Donald Trump has taken...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/01/2018
  • Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

    To defend Schimel, the Washington DC-based Republican Attorneys General Association has run an ad with two sheriffs, from Brown and Eau Claire counties, defending Schimel’s record in handling the rape kit backlog....

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/20/2018
  • State Debate: Scott Walker’s Photo With Russian Spy Has the Bloggers Talking

    The liberal advocate One Wisconsin Now contends that it’s been Walker’s 25-year relationship with the National Rifle Association that opened the doors to the Russian accused of spying to get personal access...

    Capital Times, 07/20/2018
  • The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker

    The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: July 18, 2018

    Scot Ross joins the Devils to identify just how far back Scott Walker started taking sweet sweet NRA money.

    WRRD-AM, 07/18/2018
  • Ex-cop Glenn Rehberg Must Dole Out $100 Million As Wisconsin School Safety Czar

    Scot Ross said he believes Rehberg and Schimel ultimately will promote the "idea that guns in schools is the solution" to the problem of school shootings.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/25/2018
  • MSNBC Guest Unloads on NRA’s ‘top Dog’ Paul Ryan for Holding Closed Door Town Hall to Avoid Parkland Teens

    “It’s been 915 days since Paul Ryan held a town hall here in the state of Wisconsin,” Ross explained.

    RawStory, 04/07/2018
  • Scott Walker Signs Bill to Crack Down on the Straw Purchases of Guns

    Gov. Scott Walker signed bills Wednesday to crack down on the straw purchasing of guns, give terminally ill patients the ability to try experimental medication and eliminate an air-quality monitoring station. One...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/28/2018
  • Gov. Walker to Sign $100M School Safety Plan Into Law Monday in Kaukauna

    Gov. Scott Walker signed a $100 million school safety measure Monday that allows schools to apply for grants to make their buildings more secure following recent school shootings. State lawmakers passed the...

    WPR, 03/26/2018
  • The NRA’s $3.5 Million Man Scott Walker Delivering for the Gun Lobby, Again

    Legislators supporting this sham are providing aid and comfort to the NRA and Scott Walker, who wants nothing more than for this issue to go away.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/20/2018
  • Walker Calls Special Session on School Safety

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now accused Walker of trying to hand the school safety checkbook to a "fellow NRA lackey," Brad Schimel.

    Lakeland Times, 03/20/2018
  • No Gun Control or Arming Teachers in Scott Walker’s $100M School Safety Plan

    Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called on lawmakers to take up a $100 million package aimed at providing more security in school buildings across Wisconsin. But the plan doesn’t call for imposing...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/16/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Proposes Handing School Safety Checkbook to Fellow NRA Lackey Brad Schimel

    Gov. Scott Walker’s political stunt special session plan proposes giving Attorney General Brad Schimel authority over funding for school safety plans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2018
  • Did Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Michael Screnock ‘vow to Uphold’ the NRA Platform?

    The mailing, revealed by the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, urged NRA members to vote for the "pro-Second Amendment" Screnock.

    PolitiFact, 03/14/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Stands With Students Calling for Safe Schools and Communities

    One Wisconsin Now supports the efforts of the students calling on policymakers to enact strong measures to keep them safe in school and reduce gun violence.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/14/2018
  • National Rifle Association Goes to Court in Wisconsin and Florida

    Gun Lobby Endorses Michael Screnock in Wisconsin and Sues Florida Over Bipartisan Bill Passed After Parkland High School Mass Shooting.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/12/2018
  • GOP Partisan Hack Brad Schimel Makes Laughable Claim He’s “Independent”

    According to records obtained by One Wisconsin Now, Schimel invited a lobbyist from the NRA into his office on his second day in office.

    Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 03/08/2018
  • Does Michael Screnock’s Vow To Protect NRA Agenda Include Supporting Threats to Journalists?

    Is the NRA threatening journalists and others with whom they disagree something Michael Screnock supports? And if he doesn’t, he needs to rebuke the NRA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/06/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Shifts Position in Reaction to School Shootings

    “To know where Governor Walker will end up, you need to follow the money and look at what he’s done, not what he’s saying today,” said Scot Ross..

    Associated Press, 03/02/2018
  • Walker Opposes Arming Teachers, Looking at Other Ideas

    Gov. Scott Walker came out Wednesday against putting guns in the hands of teachers to defend against school shooters, but he’s also talking with lawmakers about passing a comprehensive school safety agenda...

    Chicago Tribune, 02/28/2018
  • Supreme Court Candidate Michael Screnock Releases Email That Won NRA Backing

    An NRA mailing sent to voters in Wisconsin before the primary, obtained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said that Screnock "vowed to protect your firearm freedom."

    Associated Press, 02/27/2018
  • What Else Has Michael Screnock Been Promising to Get Right-Wing Endorsements?

    NRA Joined by Groups Opposing Birth Control and Equal Rights for All in Supporting Screnock’s Wisconsin Supreme Court Campaign

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/27/2018
  • Governors Divided on Path Forward on School Safety

    As the nation’s governors gathered in Washington this weekend for their annual meeting, their conversations on the sidelines and even during a high profile meeting with President Donald Trump on Monday showed...

    ABC News, 02/26/2018
  • Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA He Supports More Guns in Schools?

    Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock has still not disclosed what he wrote to the NRA in a letter the gun lobby required to earn their endorsement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2018
  • Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel Says He’d Train Gun-carrying Teachers If State Law Allowed It

    Josh Kaul, Schimel's Democratic opponent for attorney general, and the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, blasted Schimel's remarks.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/21/2018
  • Election Night Losers: Gov. Scott Walker, NRA, WMC and Michael Screnock

    Despite a massive spending advantage and no other conservative opposition, the hand-picked candidate of Gov. Scott Walker failed to snag a majority of the vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/21/2018
  • Editorial: Vote Today for an Independent Judiciary — and Against the NRA’s Candidate

    An NRA-ILA mailing obtained by the group One Wisconsin Now identified Screnock as “the candidate who has committed” to the group’s agenda.

    Capital Times, 02/20/2018
  • Republican Bill Would Put Guns in Wisconsin Schools

    Wisconsin Republicans are introducing a second bill aimed at putting guns into K-12 schools in the state, the latest version aimed at private schools.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2018
  • What Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA?

    We deserve to know today what promises state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock made to the NRA to get the gun lobby’s endorsement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2018
  • GOP Chair of State Assembly Committee on Education, School Principal Shares Article Romanticizing Guns in Schools in Aftermath of Florida Mass School Shooting

    Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt took to social media to share an article from a right-wing website romanticizing the presence of guns in schools years ago.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/16/2018
  • NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown

    Millions of dollars in campaign spending and political endorsements by the NRA have bought the pro-gun lobby access to top state Republicans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/15/2018
  • Jesse Kremer Blames Media, Hollywood for VA Shooting

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding outrageous comments by Republican State Rep. Jesse Kremer.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/14/2017
  • Debate Heated at Hearing on Constitutional Carry

    One Wisconsin Now said it had obtained records showing that Brad Schimel met privately with the lead lobbyist for the NRA on his second day in office.

    Lakeland Times, 06/06/2017
  • Records Show Brad Schimel Opened Office Doors to NRA Second Full Day on Job

    Records obtained by One Wisconsin Now show that on his second full day in office, Brad Schimel met privately in his office with the lead lobbyist for the NRA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/31/2017
  • Oppose the Dangerous Provisions of the “Permitless Carry” Bill

    This week we’re asking you to reach out to your state legislators and tell them to oppose the dangerous provisions of the “permitless carry” bill.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/30/2017
  • Teacher Kills Self After Student Sex Allegations

    Moore stressed the store did nothing illegal in selling the gun, but he pointed to a change in state law last year that made the events possible. The previous law required a...

    Daily Jefferson County Union, 03/22/2017
  • Businesses Could Be Fined for Not Allowing Firearms

    Mike Browne said in an email to The Badger Herald that Gannon’s proposal would allow guns in places where they should not be like schools, hospitals and private businesses.

    Badger Herald, 07/19/2016