Wisconsin Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for Wisconsin Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact Wisconsin gun owners are subject to frequent change at the local, state, and federal level so it's wise to consult an attorney or your local law enforcement agency before making any final firearms-related decisions. Our official policy on shipping ammo to Wisconsin can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

Wisconsin State Constitution

"The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose."

Other provisions relating to the power of the people over government:

"All people are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights; among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; to secure these rights, governments are instituted, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed."

"The right of the people peaceably to assemble, to consult for the common good, and to petition the government, or any department thereof, shall never be abridged."

Wisconsin Gun Laws

Wisconsin Gun Laws Overview (Source: NRA-ILA)
Wisconsin Concealed Carry (CCW) Overview (Source: HandgunLaw.us)
Wisconsin Concealed Carry Weapons Application (Source: Wisconsin Department of Justice)
Wisconsin FAQ Concealed Carry (Source: Wisconsin Department of Justice)

Wisconsin Hunting Rules & Regulations

Hunting In Wisconsin (Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Wisconsin Hunting Regulations and Hours (Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Wisconsin "Go Wild" Online Licenses (Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Wisconsin Safety Education Courses (Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)

Wisconsin Shooting Ranges

Wisconsin Public Shooting Range Locations (Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's WhereToShoot.org)
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NRA.org)
All Shooting Ranges (Source: RangeListings.com)

Wisconsin Competitive Shooting Clubs & Matches

IDPA Clubs (Source: IDPA.com)
IDPA Matches (Source: IDPA.com)
USPSA Clubs (Source: USPSA.org)
USPSA Matches (Source: USPSA.org)
USA Shooting Clubs (Source: USAShooting.org)
USA Shooting Matches (Source: USAShooting.org)
4-H Shooting Sports State Contacts (Source: 4-HShootingSports.org)

Wisconsin NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

Wisconsin State Firearm & Hunting Associations

Wisconsin Gun Shows and FFLs

Wisconsin Gun & Knife Shows (Source: GunShows-USA.com)
Wisconsin Gun Shows (Source: GunShowTrader.com)
Wisconsin FFL Holders (Source: FFLGunDealers.net)
NICS Firearm Checks by State (Source: FBI.gov)
Wisconsin Mental Health Records Submitted to NICS (Source: FixNICS.org)

Wisconsin's Yearly Ranking in "Best Gun-Friendly States" by Guns & Ammo Magazine

Wisconsin Elected Public Officials

Congressional (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Gubernatorial (Source: VoteSmart.org)
State Legislature (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Statewide Officials (Source: VoteSmart.org)
NRA's Ranking of Wisconsin Public Officials (Source: NRA-PVF.org)

Wisconsin Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

Wisconsin State Checkbook (Source: Open The Books)
Wisconsin State Employees (Source: Open The Books)
Wisconsin Personal & Economic Freedom Ranking (Source: CATO Institute)
Wisconsin Civil Asset Forfeiture (aka "Policing For Profit") Ranking (Source: Institute for Justice)

Wisconsin State Business Tax Climate Rankings

Wisconsin State Business Tax Climate Rank (Source: Tax Foundation)
Taxes in Wisconsin (Source: Tax Foundation)