HolyCoast: Concealed Carry is Popular in Wisconsin

Monday, November 07, 2011

Concealed Carry is Popular in Wisconsin

If I lived in a state full of as many wacky people as there are in the Madison area, I'd want to carry a gun too.  Concealed carry was just recently legalized in Wisconsin, thanks to Gov. Scott Walker and the GOP legislature, and now good citizens are taking advantage of the new opportunity for personal safety:
The Wisconsin Department of Justice has received more than 20,000 applications to carry concealed handguns since a new state law took effect Tuesday.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that data from the state Justice Department show that as of 4 p.m. Friday, 879 concealed carry licenses had been approved, while 117 were rejected.

Agency spokeswoman Dana Brueck says incomplete applicant data, insufficient training documentation or a missing payment are all reasons an application can be rejected.

The state has 45 days to issue a license once a valid application is received. Brueck says the Justice Department is working to make sure the deadline will be met.

State officials anticipate that as many as 200,000 applications could be submitted in the first few months.
If we had a "shall issue" law in California like they now have in Wisconsin, you'd probably get 200,000 applications the first week. But in California they prefer their gangbangers and thugs armed and their citizens...not to much. After all, the good folks can't be trusted to know how to properly use their 2nd Amendment rights.

Just watch what happens in Wisconsin. It won't be a "shooting gallery" as every liberal predicts when a new law like this goes into effect. The opposite will be true. Gun crime and other serious crime will go down. It works that way every time its tried.

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