The law that legalizes carrying a concealed weapon in Wisconsin is set to take effect later this year, but Jeri Bonavia of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort says her groups is not backing off on its opposition to the measure.

The group is encouraging businesses to take a stand. Bonavia says they are calling on businesses to ban guns from being carried inside. She says similar steps have been taken by about 80-percent of the businesses in other states that allow concealed carry.

The law allows permit holders to carry hidden weapons inside a business, unless signs are posted saying they are banned. Bonavia says WAVE plans to run a statewide campaign urging businesses to put those signs up.

The law takes effect on November 1st.

AUDIO: Andrew Beckett reports (1:10)

John Colbert, WIBA contributed to this report.

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