Wisconsin’s Democratic governor should reimburse victims of recent armed robberies in the state because its citizens are not permitted to carry concealed weapons and protect themselves when confronted by criminals, a gun rights group said.
It’s “time for politicians to pay the price for their decisions,” said Joe Waldron, executive director of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA), pointing to Gov. Jim Doyle’s opposition to concealed carry laws.
Both Doyle and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D), who supports the governor’s stance, should “open their wallets,” Waldron told Cybercast News Service.
“If they personally feel so strongly that citizens should not be allowed to defend themselves, then they should bear the costs of that disarming of the citizens.”…