gun control

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

Group Hosts “Open Carry” Picnic On Belle Isle

The gun rights group that planned an “open carry” dinner at a restaurant earlier this year is hosting an open carry picnic on Detroit’s Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011

More Residents Applying For CCW Permit

The number of residents trying to get a concealed weapons permit rose to more than 86,800 last year, a 30% increase over the previous year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2011