In Everyday Living on July 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm
On July 8, 2011, Wisconsin became the 49th state to allow concealed carry. Wisconsin citizens who go through training and obtain a permit will be able to carry a concealed handgun in most public buildings and private businesses (including bars and churches) unless establishments post a sign forbidding it starting Nov. 1, 2011.
Carrying a concealed handgun in public is permitted for non-law enforcement officials in 49 states as of July 13, 2011. Illinois and Washington, DC do not allow concealed carry except by active and retired law enforcement officers.
Proponents of concealed carry say that Read the rest of this entry »
In Uncategorized on July 25, 2011 at 5:00 am
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Quote for today… “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz
In Government, Opinions, Opportunities on July 25, 2011 at 4:35 am
Couldn’t help but see the irony in the next ad that appeared in yesterday’s Lancaster Sunday News.
In Government, History and Heritage, Treasures on July 25, 2011 at 4:30 am
PRESIDENTIAL, CONGRESSIONAL TERMS
1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
2. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.
3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become Read the rest of this entry »