Tag Archives: Michigan

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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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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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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Low Light Handgun and Carbine, Sentinel Concepts AAR

Date: Oct 23,34 4pm-12am Location: Alliance PD Range Weather: Chilly on the 23rd, Pouring rain 24th If there is one quote that sums up the class with Sentinel Concepts it’s, “You don’t know what you don’t know till you know that you don’t know it.” Gear: IGFS modified G19 Inforce APL Magpul GL9 Magazines Forest City Tactical Holster Tuff Products …

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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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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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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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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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