With the one-week waiting period in place the state looks to miss out on more than $1 million in federal reimbursement funding for each week — for a total of $6.5 million over five weeks.
The time to act is now. Out-of-work Wisconsinites don't have weeks to pay their bills. Essential Wisconsin businesses don't have weeks to make their payroll.
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.
OUR VIEW: The Texas school shooter got two firearms from his father, just as a Wisconsin school shooter did more than a decade ago
Dear Editor: Gun violence, particularly in our schools, terrifies us, but suicide deaths from firearms happen far more frequently. Of the more…
OUR VIEW: Gov. Walker's plan for more security at schools is welcome, but he also should pursue common-sense limits on firearms
Dear Editor: It's time for a public health solution to gun violence.
Spokesman Tom Evenson said Gov. Scott Walker would review the bill but did not commit to signing it.
Jim and Jane Nosal say their daughter Caroline, fatally shot Feb. 2 at Metro Market, could be alive today if it had been more difficult to buy guns.
They remember their 24-year-old daughter slain this month as a quirky independent who reserved judgment on people.
It is a sad that the rights of a woman for self-determination and privacy require a waiting period for her to exercise those rights, while we …
Senate Republicans pushed through a repeal of Wisconsin’s 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases Tuesday amid vocal resistance from Democrats.
A Beloit man bought a .22-caliber pistol at a Kmart and killed three people the same morning.
A bill that would add switchblades to the list of weapons allowed under Wisconsin’s concealed carry law is circulating through the offices of …
A state Senate committee heard public testimony Wednesday on a proposed bill to eliminate the 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases in …
The debate over the 48-hour waiting period to buy a gun is yet another distraction from drastic state budget cuts. As a gun owner and former N…
Walker made the comments in an interview with the National Rifle Association's news network last Friday.
A bill currently being circulated by GOP lawmakers would eliminate so-called "48-hour rule" for handgun purchases.