Capitol Notes: What Are The Chances Of Wisconsin's GOP Legislature Passing Gun Control Measures?

Aug 12, 2019

Talk of gun control surfaced in the State Capitol last week after mass shootings occurred in Texas and Ohio. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to pass a bill that would require universal background checks for gun purchases. He also called for a "red flag" law to make it easier to remove guns from people believed to be a danger to themselves or others.  

Republicans have opposed the measures in the past. So, what does the future hold for these proposals? WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of wispolitics.com in this week's Capitol Notes conversation.