Sensenbrenner lays out what he sees as sensible bipartisan gun legislation


Pledging to continue seeking bipartisan solutions to keep our nation safe, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner explains the legislation he supported in the house to reduce gun violence. The focus? Compel federal agencies to comply with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System statutes already on the books. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Vigil to end gun violence draws more than 100 from Fox Cities


In Appleton Sunday, more than 100 activists gathered for the Fox Cities Vigil to End Gun Violence. Organized by the Fox Cities Gun Violence Prevention Team and the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort, it was one of more than 220 being held nationwide through Dec. 17 to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. > Appleton Post-Crescent

Rep. Jimmy Anderson: Bill would help victims of gun violence


In 2005, Congress passed laws to ensure weapons manufacturers could not be held legally liable for the damages caused by their products, a protection granted to no other industry. To remedy this injustice and hold the gun industry accountable, state Rep. Jimmy Anderson (D-Fitchburg) has introduced legislation to create a Gun Violence Victims Fund. > Cap Times

Lawmakers consider tougher penalties for illegal gun buying in Wisconsin


A proposal in the state Legislature would make buying a gun for someone who’s legally barred from owning one — a practice commonly known as “straw buying” — a  felony in Wisconsin. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Walker signs off on removing minimum hunting age


Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that eliminates a minimum age requirement to hunt in Wisconsin. The bill allows a person of any age to participate in a mentored hunt. The law had previously required a child to be at least 10-years-old to participate in a mentored hunt. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Senate eliminates minimum hunting age


Children of any age would be allowed to hunt with guns under a bill the state Senate Tuesday. The bill would allow people of any age to participate in a mentored hunt, and would allow hunters and mentors to have more than one weapon between them. The bill next goes to Gov. Walker’s desk. > FOX 6 Milwaukee