A gun control bill with bipartisan support will get a hearing at the state Capitol today. If approved, it would speed up the process for confiscating guns from people charged with domestic violence or child abuse.
“We're looking at the active duty and National Guard and the reserve mix and trying to decide how we go forward,” said Major General Don Dunbar, pictured above on Wisconsin Public Television, in a Monday address.
Wisconsin's military veterans are being recognized at various events on Veterans Day.
Vietnam veteran Gary Wetzel told a gathering in Glendale that he joined the military to serve his country. He described the battle at which he was severely wounded.
“We were in a situation – a lot of stuff going on, a lot of people dying, a lot of people getting wounded, a lot of yelling, a lot of screaming,” said Wetzel. “And that’s war. It’s not glorifying; it's horrifying.”
Top state Republicans may be pulling back on seeking additional restrictions on abortion. The state Senate is apparently delaying two controversial abortion bills, and Gov. Scott Walker says he's focused on creating jobs.