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100,000 Concealed Carry Permits in Six Months for Wisconsin

100,000 Concealed Carry Permits in Six Months for Wisconsin

In just under six months from when Wisconsin's concealed carry law went into affect they have approved and printed 100,000 concealed carry permits. They has estimated that within a year they would have printed 125,000 permits. They get hundreds of new applications everyday so I don't see them having any problem meeting that goal. Here's…

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Wisconsin Concealed Carry Now Legal

Wisconsin Concealed Carry Now Legal

Today, Nov, 1, 2011, Wisconsin's concealed carry laws went into effect. Residents of Wisconsin can now apply for their concealed carry permits. According to the WI DOJ, they also accept permits from the following states (unless you are a Wisconsin resident): Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan,…

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Wisconsin DOJ Releases Concealed Carry Recognized Permit List, Training Requirements, and Application Process

Wisconsin DOJ Releases Concealed Carry Recognized Permit List, Training Requirements, and Application Process

On Oct. 20, 2011 the Wisconsin DOJ updated their FAQ on the new concealed carry laws which will be taking effect on Nov. 1, 2011. Included in this update is their list of out-of-state permits they will recognize along with training requirements and the application process.     The current  list of out-of-state concealed carry permits they…

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Wisconsin Concealed Carry FAQ Released By DOJ

Wisconsin Concealed Carry FAQ Released By DOJ

The Wisconsin Department of Justice released an FAQ on the new concealed carry laws that go into effect on Nov. 1, 2011. It contains some information that we already knew but touched on some other issues such as training requirements, cost, and how long it takes for the permits to be issued. You can view the…

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Wisconsin Concealed-carry Law May Prompt New Ordinances

Wisconsin Concealed-carry Law May Prompt New Ordinances

Customers carrying hidden guns will be welcome in Paul Tittl's store. "I'm going to put up a sign saying, 'Concealed Carry Permit Holders Welcome Here,'" said Tittl, owner of the Vacuum & Sewing Center on Washington Street. Tittl also is the chairman of the Manitowoc County Board. With Gov. Scott Walker signing concealed-carry legislation into…

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Wisconsin Gets Concealed Carry

Wisconsin Gets Concealed Carry

On Friday July 8, 2011, Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 93 (see bill below) which will bring concealed carry to Wisconsin making it the 49th state to legalize carrying a concealed weapon leaving only Illinois the only state that doesn't allow concealed carry. The new law will go into effect on November 1, 2011. "By signing…

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WI Gun Shops See Boost in Business Thanks to Concealed Carry

WI Gun Shops See Boost in Business Thanks to Concealed Carry

As concealed carry awaits governor Scott Walker's signature, local gun shops are seeing a big boost in business. After passing the state assembly and the state senate, the concealed carry bill is now on it's way to governor Walker's desk. And many gun shop owners couldn't be happier. Business is booming at the Deerfield Pistol…

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Wisconsin Assembly Passes Concealed Carry Bill

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Concealed Carry Bill

Wisconsin stands on the verge of becoming the 49th state in the country to allow citizens to carry concealed guns, after the state Assembly made a bipartisan vote to legalize that practice Tuesday. The measure passed 68-27, with 11 Democrats voting in favor of the bill along with the body's lone independent and all Republicans…

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Madison Mayor Moves to Limit Concealed Carry in City

Madison Mayor Moves to Limit Concealed Carry in City

A day after Dane County officials introduced a resolution that would ban concealed weapons in county buildings, Mayor Paul Soglin released a statement of his intent to enact an ordinance that would require written permission for gun owners to carry a weapon on private property in Madison. "We will consider ordinances that give the property…

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