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Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Gov. Snyder Carefully Considers Gun Legislation In Wake Of School Shooting

The pressure is growing on Gov. Rick Snyder to veto legislation that would allow people to carry concealed weapons into Michigan schools, churches and other so-called “gun free zones.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

Bill Expanding Concealed-Carry Access Enacted

The Michigan Legislature has enacted a bill allowing people who undergo extra training to carry concealed weapons in places such as schools and churches where they previously were off-limits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

Detroiters stand in line for gun buyback program. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Protest Disrupts Detroit Gun Buyback Effort

WWJ Newsradio 950’s Florence Walton reports gun-toting enthusiasts tried to tempt the people in line by offering them more money not to turn in their weapons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

Brady Campaign Vice President Dennis Henigman with Conyers as he signs group's Statement of Principle Against Arming Dangerous People. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Gun Control Group Endorses John Conyers

“You don’t hunt rabbits with an AK-47 and you don’t try to protect your home with it either,” said Rep. John Conyers, who is calling on President Obama and others and support the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

Jesse Jackson (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Rising Tide Of Violence Leads To Call For Ban On Assault Weapons

The push is in response to the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater during a midnight showing of the “Dark Knight Rises.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

A woman holds sign as part of gun violence protest. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Gun Protest Rallies More Gun Rights Advocates

The Southfield protest was one of many being held around the country by Rainbow Push.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

Hubert Yopp displays the firearms he turned in to police. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Former Mayor Makes Impromptu Return To Crimefighting Roots

Highland Park’s former mayor took matters into his own hands after an anonymous caller led him to a stash of weapons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

Detroit Resident Educates Public On ‘Open Carry’

Hawkins said violent crime in the city prompted her to get a concealed weapons permit a few years ago. She didn’t know that Michigan law allows legally licensed gun owners to openly carry their weapons under certain circumstances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2012

Crowd gathers on Belle Isle for Legally Armed In Detroit's "Second Annual OC Picnic." (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Crowd Gathers For ‘Open Carry’ Picnic

Lots of picnics were going on Sunday in Metro Detroit, including one gathering that saw dozens of people openly carrying their weapons on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011

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