Wisconsin issues a concealed carry permit to an ex-officer

Madison – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen for the first time issued a state permit Wednesday allowing a retired investigator to carry a concealed firearm. Van Hollen’s decision lays bare the differing opinions among law enforcement agencies about whether they should … Continue reading

Another useless restraining order

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Gerhard Witte, the 70-year-old physician charged Wednesday with slitting his ex-wife’s throat in a downtown parking garage, repeatedly threatened to kill the woman after she filed for divorce in early 2005, once telling police he wouldn’t need … Continue reading

Wisconsin’s Katrina Law

It looks like Wisconsin’s Governor Doyle finally got one right. Yesterday he signed AB-581, the “Katrina Bill”, into law. The bill prevents anyone with emergency powers, such as in a time of natural disaster or extreme civil unrest, from confiscating … Continue reading