Short Shots: 02/06
New Wisconsin Bill Might Override Governorís Vote
Republican leaders in the Wisconsin state assembly may have fashioned a carry-concealed weapons measure strong enough to override of the expected veto from Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle. The bill, SB 403, passed on a 64 to 32 vote. The amendment to the concealed weapons bill included provisions that would:
Lower the allowable blood-alcohol concentration for those carrying a concealed weapon to 0.02, from 0.08.
Create a 100-foot safety zone around school property into which guns couldnít be carried.
Require a refresher training course for permit holders every five years.
Make the filing of a fa...