School board opposes loosening of gun laws


June 15, 2017

The Middleton Cross Plains Area School Board has passed a resolution formally opposing Assembly Bill 247, a piece of legislation that proposes to do away with current rules and regulations regarding the carrying of concealed guns.

Current law requires citizens looking to carry a weapon in their day-to-day lives get a concealed weapon license from the state Department of Justice.  Applicants must subsequently pass a background check, indicate they aren’t felons, and complete a couple hours of gun safety and operation training.

Assembly Bill 247 or the “Right to Carry Act” was propos...

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