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The end of most 'gun-free zones' draws near in Wyoming as lawmakers shoot down exemptions

CHEYENNE-When Rep. Karlee Provenza arrived at the Wyoming Capitol this legislative budget session, three death threats were waiting in her mailbox.

The Democrat from Laramie says she has watched people stand in the gallery overlooking the House of Representatives, trying to intimidate her "all day." It's likely that come the Legislature's 2025 general session, those same folks trying to bully Provenza could legally be carrying firearms.

"In this space where I'm receiving death threats, I don't necessarily appreciate the fact that everybody can have a firearm," Provenza told WyoFile at a Democr...