Tens of thousands of permits have poured in in just the first week. Wisconsin residents first have to pass a background check and proven they've taken firearms training before they can get a permit.
More than 20,000 Wisconsinites file for conceal and carry
A Wisconsin law permitting residents to carry concealed handguns went into effect Tuesday. By Saturday, the state has 20,000 applications. State officials expect as many as 200,000 in the first few months.