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    And another OCer joins the ranks...

    Finally I spot a fellow OCer in Madison! (I had a jacket on, so I was CC.) I was shopping early this evening at Woodmans (East) when I spotted a young guy working his way down the aisle towards me. Caught a glimpse of something on his hip, but because of the angle I had to wait a moment as he...
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    New Cato Institute Study of Armed Citizens resisting criminals

    I don't know if this has been posted elsewhere, if so, I apologize. But here's a good report from the Cato Institute entitle "Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens" http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/78800063
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    WAVE shows it's true colors

    Not that we had any doubt about it... but the following comment was made by a WAVE supporter on their FB page: "Fox 6 Milwaukee just aired a totally biased interview with the cc permit carrier who fired a weapon at a retreating robber in an Aldi store." followed by this from the same person...
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    Madison State Street stores posted

    Yesterday I walked the length of State Street trying to keep count of the number of private businesses posted with "no guns" signs. I counted 15 on the even-numbered side of the street (that is the side on your right if you're traveling from the Capitol Square towards the UW Campus) and 6...
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    Waukesha Lawmaker Carrying Gun on Assembly Floor

    The Republican lawmaker who presides over the state Assembly says he’s been carrying a concealed weapon during floor sessions. Bill Kramer of Waukesha is speaker pro tem of the Assembly. He controls debate and can order spectators out of the chamber...
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    ...and this one's for fun.

    'Cowboy' with plastic penis on hat — and partial gun in holster — arrested Read more: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/crime_and_courts/article_3daeb696-049e-11e1-b4f4-001cc4c03286.html?sourcetrack=moreArticle#ixzz1cTkLAbdX A Lodi man found out Sunday that you can draw attention to...
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    Madison Channel 27 wants to interview someone in Madison today.

    I was contacted about doing an on-camera interview about concealed carry today but work commitments make me unavailable. Anyone from the Madison area who is willing to go on camera to discuss the law and training requirements might wish to contact Lisa M. Adams Assignment Manager...
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    Madison PD had posted a "legal update" regarding Act 35

    Here's a link to Madison PD's latest "legal update" which is published a various times throughout the year. This issue is of particular interest because it covers Act 35, with a second section regarding the department's take on how to handle "citizen encounters", i.e., armed citizens. The...
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    Got a random thank you today

    Was just about finished up with my shopping at Woodmans East today when a guy smile and walked up to me. He said "You're Auric Gold." I said, "Yeah, I am. How did you know?" He replies, "You're easily recognizable." (I was in full WCI "uniform," i.e., WCI tee shirt, gun.) He shook my hand...
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    Madison contemplates posting bus shelters

    I tuned in to the web broadcast of Madison's Transit and Parking Commission meeting today. It is pretty clear that the city plans to post every Madison Metro bus shelter and transfer point. They claim that "building" is not defined in Act 35 so they interpret this to mean "any structure."...
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    Madison Mayor and City Council gearing up to ban carry in city buildings

    The next Madison City Council meeting is 10/18/11, their last chance to pass an ordinance before November. Found this earlier today: http://legistar.cityofmadison.com/detailreport/Reports/Temp/10102011215953.pdf
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    Chalk one up for the good guys in Madison

    A 41-year old Madison man was able to stop an attack on a woman Thursday night by pointing his handgun at a suspect who was battering the victim. Madison police incident report link: http://www.cityofmadison.com/incidentreports/incidentDetail.cfm?id=12504 Police handled it correctly based on...
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    Making my job that much more difficult in Madison

    From Madison PD incident reports---- Okay, first we have this gem: Incident Type Weapons Violation Incident Date 08/29/2011 - 10:55 PM Address 10 blk. E. Wilson St Suspect(s) Male, age 57, Madison Victim Female, age 24, Madison Details (UPDATED RELEASE) The 24-year old woman, who was shot in...
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    My class

    My CC class is next scheduled for tomorrow night (Wed 8/3) in Madison at the VFW Post 7591 @6PM... we must be OUT by 10pm. Address is 301 Cottage Grove Road (East side of Madison) It is free for current WCI members, although this is NOT WCI sponsored or endorsed instruction. Anyone interested...
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    Second Madison OC lawsuit filed in Federal Court

    Five men who wore holstered firearms at a Madison restaurant last fall filed suit in federal court Tuesday, alleging police violated their constitutional right against unlawful searches and seizure...
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    CC Course

    Shortly I will finish developing the curriculum for a CC course I plan to offer starting in the Madison area and gradually picking up venues in outlying areas. The course will include a comprehensive review of WI's new CC law, self-defense and use of force law, post-shooting considerations and...
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    Controversial CREAM PUFF bill takes priority over Concealed Carry in WI

    We'll all be safer once we have an official state dessert: http://gunsinwisconsin.blogspot.com/2011/06/wisconsin-legislature-has-its.html
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    Three men charged with having uncased firearms in a vehicle: a golf cart.

    Here's the story: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/crime_and_courts/article_b5d0c64c-8ddd-11e0-94f8-001cc4c002e0.html
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    Capital Times Reporter says Constitutional Carry has legislative momentum

    "Of the two concealed-carry bills being bandied about in the state Legislature, the so-called "constitutional carry" bill in the Senate, which requires public buildings either to allow weapons or set up screening stations, appears to have the upper hand." Full article...
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    New Gun Blog

    Hi everyone, I've been planning to start a blog dedicated (primarily) to issues related to guns and gun issues in Wisconsin for a couple of months. I posted my first submission last night offering some opinion on the issue of mandatory training. I hope to keep this an active and interesting...