Liberal gun show: Dems coming for guns again

Liberal gun show: Dems coming for guns again

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — Ramping up for the election year ahead, Democrats are again pushing a round of assaults on the Second Amendment. Will the Republican-led Legislature once more check the left’s attempts to restrict gun ownership in Wisconsin? Liberal lawmakers last week introduced a package of bills, including another go at universal background checks, requiring the Department of Justice to do background checks on all gun sales in Wisconsin. The bill bans firearms transfers unless they occur through a federally licensed firearms dealer and include a background check for the buyer. It targets transfers to law enforcement and armed services agencies, firearms dealers, even antique firearms. It would also involve transfers for hunting or target shooting and firearms classified as gifts or inheritance between family members. Violators could be fined as much as $10,000 and face a jail sentence of up to nine months under the misdemeanor. Leftist Attorney General Josh Kaul took time from his busy schedule defending a convicted rapist in a workforce dispute to push the gun-control package. In announcing the measures, Kaul leaned on the left’s tired fear-mongering weapon: the pandemic. He asserts the gun-control measures are particularly necessary during a health crisis that has seen a spike in mental health issues and violence. He fails to note that Milwaukee, a liberal-led city, has seen the biggest surge in violent crime and homicide among cities with populations of 500,000 or more — mainly thanks to people who are prohibited from owning guns in […]

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