Michigan Gun News

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

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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House Bill’s 4772 – 4778 : Constitutional Carry Comes To Michigan

State Representative Cindy Gamrat (R- District 80) yesterday introduced Michigan HB 4778. HB 4778 will allow for the existing pistol registration to stay in place but allow broad exemptions. You can find the full legislation here: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2015-2016/billintroduced/House/pdf/2015-HIB-4778.pdf Who would be exempt: (8) THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO CARRIES, 19 POSSESSES, OR TRANSPORTS A PISTOL IF ALL …

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Senate Bill 442 What Does it Mean for You?

Here is the link to the yet unpublished Senate Bill 442 (Green): http://mcrgo.org/doc/sb0442.pdf. What MCRGO says about it: The bill will create an exemption to concealed carry pistol free zones in MCL 28.425o. Any CPL holder can qualify for the exemption upon request with no additional training. New and renewal applicants will not be charged any additional fee. Clerks can …

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Durand Schools New Gun Policy

We have found the following press release from the Durand Michigan Schools:   DURAND — Following five months of discussion, the Durand Board of Education has adopted a policy that allows gun owners to openly carry firearms in Durand schools, with limits. The policy permits gun owners with a concealed pistol license to openly carry guns in school, but only …

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Legal and Political Update

  It has been awhile since we wrote articles on the political landscape in Michigan and across the US. With so much going on lately it is easy to get misinformation or miss the information that is pertinent.     Michigan Open Carry Ruling: http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/06/10/open-carry-laws-michigan-courts-legislature-gun-rights/71042518/   The Detroit Free Press and Grand Rapids as a whole is no fan of …

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Laws Laws and More Laws

Lawmakers are put into office to do one job, and that is keep passing laws. Unfortunately, a limited view of society keeps these lawmakers from understanding that criminals don’t care how many laws they break. By their nature as criminals, they ignore laws in the first place. So how do our representatives respond to an increase in crime and illegal …

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Zale trial, Will it Shape How Stand Your Ground is Interpreted?

(Photo: Lisa Roose-Church/Livingston Daily) The Livingston Daily recently published this article: Zale trial provides test case for self-defense act “In Michigan, a person can only stand his ground and use deadly force when necessary to repel an attack that will result in imminent death or imminent great bodily harm, otherwise there is still a duty to retreat in Michigan before …

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ISIS Warns of Upcoming Attack on Michigan and 14 other states

According to an anonymous document posted on Just Paste It ISIS declares that they have 71 soldiers spread through 15 states. While they refuse to name all the states in their cross hairs Michigan is listed as one of only 5 named targets.    “The New Era”   To our brothers and sisters fighting for the Sake of Allah, we make …

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