Two state lawmakers are floating a new bill that would help the state track and monitor so-called ghost guns. The weapons, which are frequently home-made from parts ordered online and elsewhere, are virtually untraceable. For more, our producer Jonah Chester spoke with State Representative Dianne Hesselbein, a Democrat from Middleton. PHOTO: Jay Rembert / Unsplash
In this November 8th edition we review the addition of a new University of Wisconsin Police Department Office, referenda Madison and Milwaukee voters may see next year, protesters demanding increased gun control, and the City of Madison’s growing relationship with graffiti.
A crowd of people protesting gun violence gathered on the steps of the state Capitol this morning. They called for state lawmakers to pass legislation that would strengthen restrictions on guns in Wisconsin. In October, Governor Tony Evers ordered lawmakers to meet in a special legislative session to consider two bills related to gun control. […]
Nearly 200 local government leaders across Wisconsin are asking state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to come to the table to talk about gun safety. Producer Chali Pittman has the story.
Governor Tony Evers again pushed for Republicans to support gun control legislation today. The call comes as Democratic legislators circulate a bill to create what’s called an extreme risk protection order, also known as a red flag law. The bill would let law enforcement remove guns from people who have been found to be a […]
Dozens of Madison public school leaders and students, county officials and state representatives all packed behind a podium today asking for gun control. They want Republicans to crack down on firearms after the deadly Florida school shooting earlier this month. The county has nearly 5,000 signatures on a petition demanding action from Governor Scott Walker […]