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Gov. Tony Evers calls on Wisconsin Republicans to act on gun safety bills

Aug 05, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to take action on bills that would limit access to guns, which he said would make the state safer following a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead.

Evers, who said he was considering ordering a special session of the Legislature, called for lawmakers to pass a universal background check bill and a so-called red flag law that would make it easier to take guns away...