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Wisconsin has not enacted or repealed major gun safety policies in recent years, despite significant public pressure to enact protective laws after the Madison shootings in 2020. The Badger State has failed to pass laws requiring background checks for all gun sales or an Extreme Risk law, but has also resisted gun lobby pressure to repeal its concealed carry permit law or enact Shoot First. The state experiences a gun violence rate just near the national average, with Black residents being significantly more likely to die by gun homicide than white residents.

708 In an average year, 708 people die by guns in Wisconsin. More at EveryStat.
#21 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Up from #23 last year). See why.

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