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May 18, 2023

High court upholds ban on some gun sales

The high court denied an emergency request from people challenging the law.

Aug 6, 2020

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

The New York attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun-advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures.

Sep 5, 2019

States, politicians back gun-maker in Sandy Hook appeal

Ten states and nearly two dozen members of Congress are joining the National Rifle Association in supporting gun-maker Remington Arms as it fights a Connecticut court ruling involving liability for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Dec 13, 2015

States expanded gun rights after Sandy Hook school massacre

The 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which a mentally troubled young man killed 26 children and teachers, served as a rallying cry for gun-control advocates across the nation.

Jun 9, 2015

Legislature OKs ending gun waiting period (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Republicans moved within a step Tuesday of eliminating the state's decades-old 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases, pushing a bill that would wipe out the statutes through the state Assembly to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.

Mar 11, 2015

Republicans argue to eliminate handgun waiting period

The authors of a Republican bill that would eliminate Wisconsin's 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases are trying to persuade the state Senate's judiciary committee to approve the measure.

Oct 21, 2011

AG defends concealed carry rules to NRA

TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen formally defended Wisconsin’s new concealed weapons rules Thursday against complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too draconian, saying the state Justice Department was well within its authority and helped clarify the law. Van Hollen, a Republican, has […]

Oct 14, 2011

Walker approves concealed carry rules (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Friday reluctantly approved temporary rules that would allow Wisconsin’s new concealed carry law to take effect next month, bucking complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too strict. The state Justice Department has been scrambling to craft administrative […]

Oct 13, 2011

Walker reviewing proposed concealed carry rules (UPDATE)

Over objections of the National Rifle Association and some Republican lawmakers, anyone wishing to carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin would have to undergo four hours of training even though the law does not require that.

Oct 6, 2011

Wis. AG defends concealed carry rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is defending the state Justice Department’s concealed carry regulations. The Justice Department is drafting rules to enact a new law that allows Wisconsin residents to carry concealed weapons. The National Rifle Association sent Van Hollen a letter Wednesday accusing the DOJ of going beyond the law’s […]


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