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Wisconsin: Green Bay Strikes Down Ordinance Against Open Carry in Parks!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Please Thank the Green Bay City Council Members!

On Tuesday, September 1, the Green Bay City Council successfully defeated an anti-gun ordinance (8-3) that would have prohibited law-abiding gun owners from openly carrying firearms in parks.  

The ordinance (#32-09) was previously passed by the Parks Committee with only one dissenting vote (Alderman Dan Piton).  Ordinance #32-09 would have violated Wisconsin’s firearms preemption law which prohibits localities from enacting laws more stringent than state law. 

Please contact the Green Bay City Council members listed below and thank them for blocking this anti-gun ordinance and protecting your Second Amendment Rights.  You can find their contact information listed below.

Andy Nicholson
(920) 465-3564 

Anthony Theisen
(920) 433-9331
tonytheisen@netzero.com 

Dan Piton
(920) 465-9001
district6@ci.green-bay.wi.us 

Christopher Wery, President
(920) 490-9282
cwery1@new.rr.com 

Guy Zima
(920) 499-3614
guyzima1@yahoo.com 

Steven Deneys
(920) 499-6609 

John Vander Leest
(920) 405-0009
vanderleey@hotmail.com 

Thomas Weber
(920) 655-8812
tweber@new.rr.com

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