Gun Owner Reports on Wisconsin
Open Carry and Walmart Request

By Dean Weingarten. July 7, 2020
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A Wisconsin Walmart manager recently followed store policy in Northern Wisconsin. They interacted with a long term friend of mine.

He is an accomplished world traveler, due to his vocation as a missionary. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia, and Australia. He has often remarked about how little freedom most of the world has, compared to the United States.

He is a brave man. I marvel at the dangers he considers routine. When in the United States, he openly carrys a sidearm, most commonly a Glock .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol. He says liberty, unclaimed and unused, is easier to lose.

Here is his report of open carry experiences in Wisconsin over the last six months: .....

Opinion on carry methods varies, many where feasible and state legal exercising their right openly, but there are also those who choose concealed so as to not facilitate a "man with a gun" paranoia incident! Either way it is a right to be utilized and kept alive - a valuable means to provide not only self defense (in extremis) but also, as is well considered, something that can help deter crime.


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