Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws relaxing Michigan’s restrictions on BB, pellet and paintball guns.
The bills are backed by the National Rifle Association.
The education community is not enamored with a proposed “compromise” on guns in Michigan schools.
A package approved Thursday would carve out pellet and air guns from some Michigan firearms laws.
Michigan lawmakers are again trying to overhaul how concealed gun licenses are issued after Gov. Rick Snyder recently vetoed legislation.
Snyder said the bills “may increase the risks faced by victims of domestic abuse.”
Gun control and anti-domestic violence advocates are urging the governor to take action on new legislation.
Some lawmakers are concerned about stripping away municipalities’ control of the real-looking guns.
An analysis of county data shows estimated taxpayer costs are inconsistent across the state — and critics think the drastic differences make no sense.
After man openly carrying a gun in a Kalamazoo library caused a stir, the issue of guns on public property has once again been raised in Michigan.