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January 14, 2014

Group files suit to allow guns on Madison Metro buses

Photo by para-ordnance via Wikimedia Commons

Photo by para-ordnance via Wikimedia Commons
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin State Journal reported that a Milwaukee gun rights organization filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Madison alleging that Metro Transit’s policy banning guns on buses violates state law.

The lawsuit claims that the transit system's policy banning firearms from buses and from bus shelters violates a provision in a 2011 Wisconsin law that allows people to obtain licenses to carry concealed weapons, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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  • R Troy[ January 14th, 2014 @ 1:34pm ]

    No one forces a gun owner to use transit buses, so there's no violation of any viable view of 2nd Amendment rights. There may or may not be a problem with a state law, of course. But for me the idea of untrained gun owners packing 'heat' on a transit bus is very scary.

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