Gun Control

Open Carry Restrictions Pass Second Reading
Proposed restrictions on the open carry of deadly weapons into city meetings passed on a 5 to 4 vote Tuesday evening. It was the second reading of the proposed changes at Casper city council’s regular meeting. Council members Schlager, Powell, Sarosy, Holloway and Meyer voted in favor of the …
Casper Open Carry Conversation Goes Quiet
Any action by Casper City Council to change city ordinance surrounding open carry of weapons in public meetings has slowed for now. Listen here, Following the change to state concealed weapon carry law this past July, Casper Mayor, Paul Bertoglio, says the council was looking to bring the two laws i…
Council Considers Weapon Restrictions
Casper City Council is considering creation of a city ordinance that could restrict the “open carry” of weapons at city meetings. The new concealed carry law that came into effect on July 1st already includes that restriction. On Monday council discussed also prohibiting “open c…
Jenning’s Conceal Carry Debate Continues
A bill allowing the carry of concealed weapons without a permit waits to be heard in the Wyoming House. It’s author, Senator Kit Jennings, meantime, takes issue with criticism of the way the policy would work. Mike Burnett, speaking for the Fraternal Order of the Police, says the degree of se…
Swiss Citizens Stick to their Guns
From the Wall Street Journal Switzerland may cherish its neutrality, but under that peaceful exterior lies a citizenry armed to the teeth. And they mean to stay that way: Swiss voters have just spurned a referendum that would have stopped its soldiers from keeping weapons in the home and tightened u…
Law Enforcement No Fan Of Unregulated Concealed Weapons
A bill that would authorize the carry of concealed weapons without a permit in Wyoming may very well pass, but not without the concerted efforts of law enforcement to stop it. Casper Police Chief, Tom Pagel, and Mike Burnett, National Trustee for the Fraternal Order of the Police have testified agai…
Enzi On Guns And Security Post Tucson
A visit to Casper and an address before a Lions Club Luncheon had no additional security for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi this week. The senior senator says he’s making absolutely no changes to the way he operates and says the shootings in Tucson were an isolated incident that changes to gun laws w…