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WI guv ends 48-hr waiting period!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Dave Workman, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    :s0023:Walker signs law ending Wisconsin waiting period

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker yesterday signed legislation to end the Badger State’s 48-hour waiting period on handgun sales, a sensible move that is already drawing fire from anti-gunners, while another pro-rights governor – Bobby Jindal of Louisiana – opened his run for president a week after blasting Barack Obama’s quick exploitation of the Charleston tragedy.

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  2. Deebow

    Deebow Portland Well-Known Member

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    Good. Waiting periods don't do anything. Anyone intent on doing evil can usually wait out the weekend before doing it.
  3. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Just a thought here
    Do you suppose the bad guy would write into his planning the 5 day wait in Washington,or 10 days in Ca?
    Cause for a crime of passion,a bat or knife would,should say does work just fine ,if you look at statistics
  4. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member

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    Anyone intent of hurting won't wait, they also will respect a restraining order.

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  5. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    there should never had been a 48 hour law to begin with. so now there's a law negating an illegal law. I say illegal law because it infringed upon our (the People) right to bear arms.

    The People own rights. Laws turn them into privileges. Privileges get taken away. The People must exercise those rights in order to retain them. You don't like the idea of a guy open carrying a AR-15 even though it his right? Think it should not be done? Well if not done it becomes a privilege and soon it is illegal to do so. And most likely more than just AR-15's. Soon it's no open carry. It's the nature of rights. Look at the New England states and how rights not exercised have deteriorated into the slimmest of gun privileges with massive regulation and control.

    anyway, nice to see Walker has moved to increased the privilege of handgun purchasers.
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2015