Rep. Don Pridemore, R-Hartford, has put forth a bill in Wisconsin that would allow people to conceal carry with a minimum of “requirements”. These requirements are a minimum of two hours of training and also acquire certificates from certified instructors.
In a coup for privacy groups is that there would be no maintained database of those who would conceal and carry in Wisconsin. This means that there wouldn’t be any incidents such as the Toledo, OH newspaper that published a list of conceal carry permit holders, their age and county of residence – even though it was illegal to publish the list in the first place.
In other guns news, the Ohio House of Representatives just this week passed HB 45 which would allow for the conceal and carry of handguns into establishments that serve alcohol as long as the permit holder was not consuming alcohol. This bill would eliminate many of the “victim zones” that the current laws in Ohio fail to address. The bill awaits a full Senate vote.
I am sure that the gun rights activist are urging Rep. Pridemore speed and success in getting his bill pushed through the legal bureaucracy. And I am sure that those who believe guns kill people will do everything they can to suppress the right to self protection.