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Wisconsin: Contact Your State Legislators in Support of a Bill to Expand Interstate Long Gun Sales

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Despite the fact that 42 other states allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in any state, provided that the purchase or transfer of the long gun complies with state and federal law, Wisconsin currently only allows their residents to purchase long guns in bordering or contiguous states.  However, legislation has been introduced to fix this arbitrary restriction.  Senate Bill 285, sponsored by state Senator Tom Tiffany (R-12) and Representative John Spiros (R-86), would allow residents of the Badger State to purchase a long gun in any state.

SB 285 has been assigned to the Committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs, and is currently pending a committee hearing.  However, your state legislators need to start hearing from you TODAY that you support the expansion of interstate long gun sales.  Click here to contact your state Senator and Representative in support of Senate Bill 285.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.