Concealed Carry Category Archive

  • Scott Walker’s Record on Criminal Justice & Public Safety

    As chair of the State Assembly Corrections Committee in his early years Scott Walker toed the early 1990’s GOP party line on crime.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Guns

    His flip flop on the issue depending on his electoral audience is yet another example of Scott Walker’s willingness to do or say anything to get elected.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Judge Says Man With Domestic Violence Record Can Carry Concealed Weapon Under Walker’s Law

    Van Bober’s attorney Mark Maciolek said the judge gave the order because there was no transcript of the original plea; therefore, it wasn’t clear whether the conviction triggered the federal gun ban...

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 07/15/2014
  • NRA Endorsed, Funded Attorney General Van Hollen Dismissive of Tougher Gun Laws in Wake of Latest Mass Shooting Tragedy

    MADISON, Wis. — The shooter that killed 20 children and 6 adult teachers and school administrators in Newton, Connecticut last week used an assault rifle, equipped to fire 30 round magazines, that...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/18/2012
  • Concealed Carry Contradictions

    A curious pattern has emerged in Wisconsin. Most politicians favor concealed carry of weapons – so long as it’s not allowed in the building where they work. The irony of the situation...

    Inside Milwaukee, 10/10/2011
  • GOP Leaders Support Concealed Carry at Capitol

    Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said there would be a contradiction in screening all Capitol visitors for weapons and restricting access to the building during those...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/09/2011
  • From Behind Office With Locked Elevator, Guard at Front Desk, Van Hollen Calls for Concealed Carry in State Capitol

    Attorney General JB Van Hollen, under fire from the nation’s largest gun manufacturing lobby, has announced his support for allowing concealed guns to be carried in the State Capitol.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2011
  • Signed Into Law “Concealed Carry” Bill

    Walker signed into law SB 93, the “Conceal Carry” legislation, which allows individuals to go armed with a firearm, loaded or not, and concealed or openly carried. Loaded firearms are also now...

    2011 WI Act 35, 07/08/2011
  • State Panel OKs Bill That Wouldn’t Require Permits for Concealed Carry

    Shortly after the election, Walker planned to sign whatever lawmakers approved, according to a newly released email. The email from Murray was acquired by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now through the...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/24/2011
  • Senate Committee Hears Arguments About Proposed Conceal-carry Bill

    Meanwhile, the liberal group “One Wisconsin Now” dug up an e-mail which claims that Governor Scott Walker would sign any measure that gets to his desk.

    Pierce County Herald, 05/24/2011
  • Walker Didn’t ‘Believe in Concealed Carry Anymore’ During First County Executive Run

    What Walker tells the voters today doesn’t seem to bear any resemblance to what he might tell them tomorrow. Example: Walker has been a co-sponsor of a bill in the Legislature that...

    Capital Times, 04/13/2002
  • Walker Voted Against Concealed Carry During Milwaukee County Executive Run

    The bill allowed people to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon and required a county sheriff to issue a license to any applicant meeting eligibility requirements. (Assembly Journal)

    2001 AB 675, 02/27/2002