This in one word is crazy. Make that three words. Bat-Crap Crazy!
We have lost common sense and rational thought in Wisconsin. We have allowed the most partisan to wield power and to impact all of the state. No one can honestly state that allowing guns to be dealt with in this matter is wise, or needed.
There are those who will defend at every turn the Second Amendment, and cry out loud for all to hear when any ‘infringement’ on ‘their right’ is suggested. But at the end of the day a logical and reasoned assessment about how gun policy has morphed into sheer madness in the state will show what a colossal mistake has been made.
Last evening I picked up a pizza near closing time at a shop where the owners came from Europe. We chatted about a number of things as the pizza was created and baked. When it came to the topic of guns and placing a sign on the door of their establishment to not allow concealed carry on the premises, it was made known to me that it will take a horrible event to show the outrageousness of this concealed carry policy.
I fear they are right.
Wisconsin’s concealed carry law goes into effect Nov. 1, and it not only changes how guns are carried on a person, it also changes the way guns can be transported.
Currently, guns transported in a car must be in a case, unloaded and out
of reach. Next week when the new law goes into effect, guns can be loaded,
outside of a case and on a car seat — all without a permit.
“If you don’t want to seek out a concealed carry permit, you’ll still be
allowed to carry a firearm, loaded, in plain view,” said Dane County Sheriff
The weapon cannot be within reach, so it couldn’t be on a dashboard but
it could be on a back seat. A person will still need a permit if they hide a
weapon on their body or in their car.
Mahoney said anyone with a gun in their car should alert police
immediately if they are pulled over to avoid any possible conflict or