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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Guns, Guns and More Guns

Gun Control, Law, Policy, Guns

More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun-control Laws By John R. Lott

 

Does allowing people to own or carry guns deter violent crime?  Or does it simply cause more citizens to harm each other?  Directly challenging common perceptions about gun control, legal scholar John Lott presents the most rigorously comprehensive data analysis ever done on crime statistics and right-to-carry laws.  This timely and provocative work comes to the startling conclusion: more guns mean less crime.

  

Preview the book here

 

I have already covered guns and the laws for them.  As I found out Wisconsin already has an open carry law.

 

 

In response to a question on concealed carry legislation, Doyle said such laws don'tmake sense.  "If you want to carry a gun in Wisconsin, wear it on your hip," Doylesaid, patting his hip.

 

Wisconsin Summary 

 

Wisconsin is an open carry state.  They have complete state preemption for firearms laws.  However, you may not openly carry a firearm in a vehicle.

             

 

Legal Disclaimer

We make every effort to provide correct information on this site.  However, the legal landscape surrounding open carry is fluid and subject to a myriad of political influences in the various states.  Therefore, any and all information you glean from this site should be independently verified!

 

State Constitution         Article I, Section 25

 

The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose.

 

Minimum Age to OC    18

 

Preemption       Complete State Preemption of All Firearm Laws

 

NOTE: Almost all states allow local regulation of the discharge of firearms

 

Open Car Carry           You may NOT open carry in a car.

 

Private Sales     Not Yet Determined

 

Permit Issued    Not Yet Determined

 

K-12 Carry      Not Yet Determined

 

NOTE: The Federal Gun-Free School Zones Act Restricts Carry to Permit Holders

 

College Carry   Carry Prohibited by Statute

 

NOTE: Even if Legal, Students May be Subject to Academic Sanctions

 

Places Off Limits          None

 

State Law         ???           Wisconsin Statutes

 

 

Official Documents       ???           Governor Doyle Acknowledges Legality of Open Carry

 

 

State Organizations      

 

Local Ordinances        

 

Concealed Carry          Available at Handgunlaw.us

 

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