MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he doesn't support a Republican bill that would prohibit state police from enforcing any new federal firearm or ammunition restrictions.
Rep. Michael Schraa, an Oshkosh Republican, is preparing a bill that would block state and local law enforcement officers from enforcing any federal act, law, rule, regulation or order enacted after Jan. 1, 2013 that bans or restricts semi-automatic weapons, assault weapons or magazines, requires people to register their guns or turn them over to the government.
Van Hollen, a Republican himself, told The Associated Press Monday he supports gun rights but doesn't believe Schraa's bill is wise. He says it could hurt cooperation between state and federal law enforcement officers.
Schraa didn't immediately return a message left at his Capitol office.
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