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Wisconsin governor orders Guard members to arm themselves

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has issued an executive order allowing Wisconsin National Guard's adjutant general to arm his troops in the wake of an attack on a pair of military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
   
Walker, who is seeking the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, issued the order Tuesday morning. On Friday he called for an end to a ban on service members carrying guns in military recruiting offices.
  
That same day Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, two other Republicans seeking the presidential nomination, made a similar call to lift the ban and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a third GOP presidential hopeful, issued an executive order authorizing his state's National Guard leader to arm personnel.

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