Sen. Wanggaard: Statement on Democrats’ Latest Anti-Gun Scheme

“I have consistently run for office and been elected on protecting and expanding Second
Amendment rights. I don’t intend to change that promise now.

Evers’ bill follows the “guilty until proven innocent” model of justice. As stated on page 8, line10 of the bill “Notice need not be given…before issuing [an order to seize firearms].” No matter what the Governor and Democrats claim, this is a direct violation of due process and the Fourth and Second Amendments. That should concern every citizen in this state.

As supporters admitted in their press conference, the proposed legislation would not stop gun violence or the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. Instead of focusing on law-abiding citizens, and taking away their constitutional rights, supporters should focus on the causes of violence, and not the instrument of that violence.”

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