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.
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.
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 is an open carry state. They have complete state preemption for firearms laws. However, you may not openly carry a firearm in a vehicle.
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
Concealed Carry Available at Handgunlaw.us