2012 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.03 Sedition.


WI Stat § 946.03 (2012 through Act 45) What's This?

946.03 Sedition.

946.03(1)(1) Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a Class F felony:

946.03(1)(a) (a) Attempts the overthrow of the government of the United States or this state by the use or threat of physical violence; or

946.03(1)(b) (b) Is a party to a conspiracy with or a solicitation of another to overthrow the government of the United States or this state by the use or threat of physical violence; or

946.03(1)(c) (c) Advocates or teaches the duty, necessity, desirability or propriety of overthrowing the government of the United States or this state by the use or threat of physical violence with intent that such government be overthrown; or

946.03(1)(d) (d) Organizes or assists in the organization of an assembly with knowledge that the purpose of the assembly is to advocate or teach the duty, necessity, desirability or propriety of overthrowing the government of the United States or this state by the use or threat of physical violence with intent that such government be overthrown.

946.03(2) (2) Whoever permits any premises under his or her care, control or supervision to be used by an assembly with knowledge that the purpose of the assembly is to advocate or teach the duty, necessity, desirability or propriety of overthrowing the government of the United States or this state by the use or threat of physical violence with intent that such government be overthrown or, after learning that the premises are being so used, permits such use to be continued is guilty of a Class I felony.

History: 1977 c. 173; 2001 a. 109.

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