State Senate to consider eliminating handgun purchase waiting period

MADISON - The state Senate will consider eliminating Wisconsin's 48-hour waiting period to buy a handgun.

The waiting period has been in place since the mid-1970s.

The Republican sponsor of the bill to eliminate the waiting period says the law was intended to allow gun dealers time to perform background checks.

Full story: WJFW

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