Governor Scott Walker Issues Executive Order to Arm Wisconsin National Guard

Mike Paczesny | The Rundown Live

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Governor Scott Walker issued an Executive Order allowing Wisconsin National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty.

“Safety must be our top priority, especially in light of the horrific attack in Chattanooga,” Governor Walker said.  “Allowing our National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty gives them the tools they need to serve and protect our citizens, as well as themselves.  I am also directing Adjutant General Donald Dunbar to evaluate longer-term plans to ensure the safety of our service members.”

This makes the seventh state allowing National Guard members to be armed while on duty.

Governor Walker’s Executive Order is here.


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