Wisconsin Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Question 2 (1998)
Wisconsin Question 2, also known as the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Act, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This amendment to Article I the Wisconsin Constitution created Section 25, the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose
|Right to Keep and Bear Arms Act|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1999-2000
Text of measure
The question on the ballot was:
Right to keep and bear arms. Shall section 25 of article I of the constitution be created to declare that the people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose?
[Article I] Section 25. The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose.
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 53 & JR 27 (1995)
- Second Legislative Approval: AJR 11& JR 21 (1997)
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