Clark County, WI—Last June, Joshua D. Schultz, of Sauk City was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Since this state had no provision for permits exactly like Illinois this absolute ban violates the right to keep and bear arms.
The defense made a simple Motion to Dismiss and Judge Jon M. Counsell ruled the law violated the Constitution. Schultz was freed. Now Schultz can go to the U.S. District Court and sue police for the violation of his Civil Rights under USC 1983.
Like it or not Heller and McDonald is the law of the land. State and local governments may be able to require permits if they are freely issued to law-abiding citizens. The existing blanket prohibitions against concealed weapons cannot stand.
Here is the ruling: