Madison…Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos released the following statement:
“It’s widely known that we believe this legislation poses threats to due process and the 2nd Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.
“Today in a partial answer to a reporter’s question Governor Evers revealed Democrats’ real agenda: taking away firearms that are lawfully owned, which is unacceptable. Wisconsin laws already say if you’re a felon, you lose your right to own a gun. With Governor Evers considering confiscating firearms from law-abiding citizens, it shows just how radical Democrats have become.
“Last year, Republicans passed $100 million in school safety grants. We’re continuing to work on finding bipartisan solutions by focusing on improvements in our mental health care system. We hope the suicide prevention task force will provide a template for ideas that can actually earn bipartisan support and become law.”