Sheriff Clarke's NRA Trip to Moscow Is Raising Eyebrows on the House Intel Committee

The National Rifle Association — one of Donald Trump’s strongest campaign backers — sent a delegation to Moscow in late 2015 to meet with a Vladimir Putin deputy, reported The Daily Beast.

Milwaukee County Sheriff, David Clarke, was a part of the delegation who's activities are raising new questions about the NRA's ties to the Kremlin.

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New Fact Sheet: Keeping Wisconsin Schools and Campuses Safe

Click here to view the recently released fact sheet from the Center for American Progress and WAVE.

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WI Gun proposal has promise

A bipartisan group of state legislators is taking an important step to make Milwaukee streets safer and keep guns out of of the hands of criminals. The group’s proposal deserves the support of citizens, other legislators and the governor, and should become law.

1/31/17
Journal Sentinel

Gun shop owners join effort to prevent suicide

A sheriff’s detective walked into Chuck Lovelace’s gun shop in Mount Horeb this spring and delivered unsettling news: A man who had bought a handgun at the shop a few days earlier used it to kill himself.

“My wife was devastated because she sold him the gun,” said Lovelace, owner of Essential Shooting Supplies. “It really opens your eyes.”

Concealed Carry Hasn’t Prevented Crime

Aggravated assault with guns has risen 43% since concealed carry legalized.
By Chris Walker
Urban Milwaukee

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Young Guns: How Gun Violence Is Devastating The Millennial Generation

American children and teenagers are four times more likely to die by gunfire than their counterparts in Canada, seven times more likely than young people in Israel, and 65 times more likely to be killed with a gun than children and teenagers in the United Kingdom.

There is a crisis of youth gun violence in this country.

She Just Wanted to Grow Up Without Being Shot

Less than a month after asking a Milwaukee police officer, ‘Will you keep me safe?’ 9-year-old Za’layia got a tragic answer—as she watched TV in her own home.

Police Capt. Shunta Boston-Smith of the Milwaukee Police was on a goodwill stroll of Milwaukee’s north side in late April when she paused to jump rope with 9-year-old Za’layia Jenkins.

A Toddler, a Loose Gun in a Car, and a Mother Dies

No one can know for sure what was in the mind of the person who fired the shot that killed a woman as she drove through Milwaukee on Tuesday. The shooter was 2 years old.

The woman who died on State Highway 175 was Patrice Price, 26, the Milwaukee County sheriff’s office said Wednesday, and the gun was in the hands of her own toddler.

How Guns Could Censor College Classrooms

Campus-carry laws, like the one going into effect in Texas, pose a profound threat to free speech.

The Atlantic
ByFirmin DeBrabander

“Be careful discussing sensitive topics.” “Drop certain topics from your curriculum.” “[Don’t] ‘go there’ if you sense anger.”

Say "No" to Guns on Campus!

A reckless bill being pushed across the country would force universities to allow loaded guns inside campus buildings -- putting students and faculty in danger. Send a message to your elected officials letting them know you oppose this legislation.

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