Marquette Wire

Marquette Law poll suggests support for increased gun control

Jason Kurtyka

March 26, 2013

Filed under News

A Marquette Law School poll released on March 19 found that a majority of Wisconsinites favor increased gun control, with 81 percent of respondents said support for expanding background checks at private gun sales and gun shows. Lara...

Gov. Walker’s budget to include more funding for mental health

Jason Kurtyka

February 7, 2013

Filed under News

In response to recent mass shootings in Wisconsin and across the country, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers in Madison said they are going to make mental health care a higher priority for the state. On Wednesday, this new initiative...

Editorial: Arguments on gun violence need to consider more incidents

February 7, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

Gun control has become a hot-button issue in the wake of multiple mass shootings in 2012, especially the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Pundits and politicians on both sides of the aisle have begun...