Michigan Gun News

Learn all about the political candidates and events that shape your life here in the great state of Michigan.

On HR 3458

From Mike Westra According to a study done by the World Health Organization one person dies every 100 seconds in an armed conflict somewhere in America.  That means in the time it took you to shower and drink your first cup of coffee this morning 20 people died.  In the time it takes you to read this article another 6 …

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For the First Time Since the Law Change in 2001, Michigan’s Active CPL Numbers Have Dropped.

For the first time since the current shall issue CPL change in 2001 Michigan’s number of active Concealed Pistol Licenses has dropped month to month. Just slightly though… In July 2017 there were 617,873 licenses active according to the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners, that number dropped to 616,941 as of August 1st. A down …

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Michigan Constitutional Carry Moves Forward, But What is in the Bill?

No, you can’t carry without a license yet Michiganders. Period. Done. End of Story. But we are getting there. Here’s the house Summary of the four bill package now awaiting concurrence with the Senate again. First, CPLs aren’t going away or really becoming any less useful. They still stand in for a NICS check for a firearm purchase and allow …

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Review: LWRCI M6A2 PSD, An Every Day Carry AR15.

It’s the tool you have when the fight comes… The AR-15 has been in service as a fighting rifle since 1964 and has proven itself a capable contender. Evolving technology has kept it in the forefront of conceptual design and it continues to be selected in modern iterations to serve. Civilian shooters, Law Enforcement, and the Military continue to put …

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Dem Rep Introduces “Assault Weapons” Bill in Michigan

A few days ago, a bill to ban so called “Assault Weapons” in Michigan was introduced by State Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park). The bill number is HB 5996 and I suggest you read through it if you have the time. It’s probably no surprise to you, but the bill does nothing to promote safety. In fact, it actually bans …

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HB 5574 – Necessary Pro-Gun Protection, Or Ominous Pyrrhic Precedent

Rep. Triston Cole (R) of the 105th District recently introduced House Bill 5547. This bill is what many in the community refer to as a “parking lot bill” – a bill intended to prevent businesses from prohibiting the storage of firearms in vehicles that are parked in their lots. What it does Subsection (2) of the bill pretty well sums things …

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Having Fed the Iron Pipeline: What to do and expect after a firearm is stolen

This is a Public Service Announcement You’re on a trip, a beautiful drive through middle America, and you see a shining sign. Cabela’s! You stop, naturally, to go in and do the tour. Ten minutes later you return to your vehicle, a box of ammo in a bag and drink from the cooler in hand to see that your car …

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MGO, MOC, SAM – Michigan 2nd Amendment March

(Photo Credit: Jason Gillman Candidate for 104th House District Seat) Today several of the 248Shooter crew made it out to the 2nd Amendment March at the State Capital Building in Lansing.  We were joined by roughly 200 other like minded people that included, fathers, mothers, grandparents, kids and all manner of responsible gun owners. To the surprise of Mothers Demand Action …

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Changing the Narrative Of Gun Rights

It became clear to me it is time to change the narrative about gun rights when I was asked the other day how many live shooter incidents in the U.S. had a concealed weapon carrier come to the rescue. He was looking for statistics over multiple years that show how many people with concealed weapons stopped the criminal. And likewise, how …

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