Michigan Gun News

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

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Here is the link to the yet unpublished Senate Bill 442 (Green): http://mcrgo.org/doc/sb0442.pdf.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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Milford Vets Speak out Against City Council, and Win!

Local residents in Milford raised money to fund a veterans memorial. Residents looked for approval of a monument depicting the battlefield cross (header image above). When local veterans approached the city council for approval they were rejected according to Bear Hall who said: There was some concern from a couple of members regarding the specific memorial that’s proposed. Specifically, the gun. …

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Michigan: Critical Air Gun Reclassification Bill Passes Out of Committee and Heads to House Floor

Today, Senate Bill 85, the central and most important component of the Air Gun Reclassification Package, passed the House Judiciary Committee with an 8-3 vote and will now be sent to the House floor for final passage. As previously reported, the Air Gun Reclassification Package is a group of bills, consisting of HB 4151, HB 4152, HB 4153, HB 4154, …

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The Illinois State Police announced plans to streamline the process for residents to obtain a gun permit.

The new look of the FOID card. (Photo: ISP) This week the agency will no longer be accepting paper applications for the Firearm Owner Identification card, which a resident must obtain before buying a gun or ammo. Starting March 16, FOID card applications will only be accepted through the agency’s website or by a paper alternative call center. Residents under …

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