Archive: Loaded Guns in Public

How the tea party leader accidentally became a gun rights poster boy
Mother Jones

As a leader of the Tea Party Patriots, Mark Meckler has settled into...

Excerpt from The New York Times
December 26, 2011

In state after state, guns are being allowed in places once off-limits, like bars, college campuses and houses of worship. And gun rights advocates are seeking...

Working together, look what we've done! Currently, approximately 75% of Wisconsin residents live in counties that have decided to keep guns out of some, or more frequently, in all county-owned buildings -- and the number keeps growing!


ABC 2 (WBAY), Oct. 19, 2011
By Jason Zimmerman

Appleton city leaders approved an ordinance Wednesday night prohibiting weapons from being brought inside buildings owned, occupied, or controlled by the City.

Appleton joins...

October 05, 2011
Business owners can prohibit persons from carrying a concealed weapon on their premises. This prohibition can be applied separately from or together with the prohibition applicable to employees. If business...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Guns will be banned in Milwaukee City Hall and other municipal buildings when the state's concealed-carry law takes effect, the Common Council decided Tuesday.

Aldermen voted 14-1 to post...

The Business Journal
Friday, August 5, 2011

The new law provides substantial, but not total, immunity from liability for businesses that allow employees or frequent guests to carry concealed weapons on their premises, attorneys said...

Wisconsin Public Radio
Andrew Beckett July 28, 2011

The law that legalizes carrying a concealed weapon in Wisconsin is set to take effect later this year, but Jeri Bonavia (bon-ah-VEE-ah) of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort says...

Measure could allow for online safety training
Greenbay Gazette
July 8th, 2011

June 16, 2011

Readers at were asked, "Will your company allow employees and customers to carry concealed weapons in the workplace? Seventy-four percent answered, "No," and 26 percent answered, "Yes."