Michigan Gun News

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

Current State of Michigan Firearm Legislation March 2016

The State of Michigan has a “full time” legislature, which means they are in session year round. Each legislative session lasts for two years and we are currently just over 60% of the way through the 2015-2016 session. More on the legislative process here. In the first 14 ½ months of the current legislative session, close to 150 firearm related …

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I’ve talked with a spree killer…

I’ve talked with a spree killer… That’s an odd thing to acknowledge having stood face to face with a man who has killed now seven people and an eighth’s life still far from certain. What did we speak of? Guns… I was working so, of course, we talked about guns. I do that with dozens of people each day. I’ve …

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Constitutional Carry (Permitless Carry) back in the Michigan Legislature

House Bills 5301-5304 were introduced by state Reps. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville; Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; and Jim Runestad, R-White Lake. The GOP with the hope of bi-partisian support due to this being a major election year have put forth a series of bills that look to remove the existing restrictions required to conceal carry. One of their things …

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5 Years After, The Brian Terry Foundation Fund Raiser

248Shooter, Gat Daily and a slew of other Michigan and National companies are proud to support Trek and MDFI in their Annual Brian Terry Foundation Fund Raiser. We are proud to be a part of this as a donating member and Thank Trek, Doug of ATEi and all those involved in putting this together. This year the fundraising is being …

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The Gift of Gun Rights for Christmas

Another terror attack and another series of talking heads telling you and the sheep of America it’s time to limit gun rights. I know that everything is cyclical and what happened once will happen again, but can we just agree that this constant blaming of responsible gun owners for the actions of criminals and terrorist is unfounded. So what are …

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Just Released SB442 S-2 (revised) and SB561 S-1 (revised) Summary with Explanations

Sen. Green and Sen. Meekhof are pushing forward an amended version of SB442 as well as expanding on that bill with a new bill SB561. MCRGO is for these bills and MGO and MOC still against them. What does the back and forth mean to you though? The answer to that is going to be individualized based on what you …

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Just Released SB442 S-1 (revised) and SB561Summary with Explanations

NOTE This is now Outdated. Please see the new Post: http://248shooter.com/index.php/just-released-sb442-s-2-revised-and-sb561-s-1-revised-summary-with-explanations/   Sen. Green and Sen. Meekhof are pushing forward an amended version of SB442 as well as expanding on that bill with a new bill SB561. With MCRGO and the NRA for these bills and MGO and MOC still against them. What does the back and forth mean to …

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Is it 2015 or 2012 Politics All Over Again?

It’s starting to feel more and more like the end of 2012 as of late. An easily publicized event has grabbed hold of the nation’s fears and attention. Politicians who have wanted nothing more than to limit the rights of the second amendment, and in truth all of the rights protected by our founding fathers, see the opportunity to feast …

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Political Update

MOC, Kenneth Herman vs Clio Area School District By now you have likely read the good the bad and the angry about the lawsuit filed against Clio Area Schools. If you have not the short of it is that Clio schools decided to break the law and ban open carry on campuses. They were sued by MOC and a parent …

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Gunstock The Premier Michigan Shooting Event

Did you know Gunstock was this weekend? I hate when things sneak up on you and this one caught me by surprise. I had it in my calender for months, but with the amount of classes, new projects and family issues going on, I simply didn’t realize it was happening. But I digress, the important thing is did you know …

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