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Michign CPL/CCW Reciprosity Map

When searching online today I came across this interactive map.    Michigan is one of the most widely supported CPL/CCW licenses you can get.   If you are looking to travel in the USA you need to know what is legal in each state as laws very. Do not count on this map to keep you out of trouble entirely if …

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Enforce Gun Laws Better in Oakland County

The Detroit Free Press has published an interesting article that speaks to the message the NRA and other pro 2nd Ammendment advocates have taken since the start. We do not need more Gun Laws we need better enforcement of the existing laws. It is more encouraging to see that this message was being delivered by key speakers Tuesday at a …

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Creditcard Reader Companies Discriminating Against Gun Sellers

The Examiner has an interesting article the other day that needs to be shared. You can find the original article here.   The general overview of the article is: Square will no longer support gun Sales PayAnywhere will not support gun Sales Intuit will not support gun sales   Chase and the NRA have systems that will allow for merchants …

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Inforgraphics for Fun and Education

Infographics are one of the great inventions of the web. Seeing information displayed with relevant images is such a great way to turn boring facts and numbers into a useful source of education.   This graphic is useful to show how ridiculous it is to punish the many for the sins of the few:         This is an infographic showing …

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Manchin-Toomey Defeated For Now!

For those of us that believe in the second amendment  it was a good day. The Manchin-Toomey amendments and bill have been defeated. Unfortunately Harr Reid pulled the final bill from voting so that it will be able to be presented again in the future. For those of you curious of how your senators voted here is a list. Keep the names in mind as election season comes up. The following …

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Bill Schuette Attorney General Supports our Rights

Several weeks ago I emailed all our state representatives related to the proposed anti 2nd Amendment legislation. Much to my disappointment many of our representatives showed that they care more for a perception of safety then for the constitution that protects our freedoms. I was happy to receive a letter from our Attorney General that supports the 2nd Amendment and looks to protect our rights as free citizens. …

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Lansing Gun Protest a Success

On March 20th hundreds of responsible Michigan gun owners descended on the capital to show state legislators that support for the second amendment is strong. Many of the demonstrators open carried in and around the capital on Wednesday. Though no disorderly conduct was observed this display of constitutional rights upset some of those in the capital. Several schools that had originally planed on touring the capital …

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Lansing Gun Buy Back Turns Into a Chance for Collectors

Michigan live reports on the recent gun buy back held in Lansing on Feb 9th. You can read the entire article here.   In short several local collectors set up shop across the street from the gun buy back Based on posts from AR15.com a popular gunblog they offered: $75 for long guns $125 for pistols $175 – $200 for …

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Seattle Gun BuyBack Turns Into a Gun Show!

DC Exposed is running an article on a recent Seattle Gun Byback program.    Though this is not about Michigan the article is something worth looking into. We as responsible gun owners should check on the legality here in Michigan but if it is possible this might be a good model for us to follow on how to keep legal guns in …

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Son of SB 59 Introduced

Michigan Open Carry has announced the following:   The “Son of SB 59” has been introduced. The bill number should be published within the next day. The new SB 59 will: 1. Eliminate all PFZs (no additional training required) except K-12 schools, hospitals, and churches will remain as PFZs. 2. Move CPL issuance to the Michigan State Police. County Clerk …

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