State Representative Garey Bies spent 30 years in law enforcement & knows the responsibility that comes with carrying a gun on a regular basis. The Sister Bay Republican supports the State’s concealed carry law for weapons. Bies says Wisconsin is the 49th state to allow the practice & dismisses the contention that the new law will lead to dire consequences…[audio:https://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1505.mp3|titles=State Representative Garey Bies]
Bies says anything is possible, but the chances that the concealed carry law would be the basis for an increase in gun play is not supported by the recent track record in other states…[audio:https://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1506.mp3|titles=State Representative Garey Bies]
Bies says he does not expect to see any major changes once the law goes into effect in November. He says the Department of Justice is putting together rules for anyone interested in taking advantage of the concealed carry law. State Representative Garey Bies was Monday’s guest on the WDOR talk show.