Setting the stage for a fierce battle in Congress, President Obama calls for universal background checks, renewal of an assault weapons ban and limits on high-capacity magazines.
The Grand Rapids City Commission doesn’t plan to amend an unenforced firearms ordinance that appears to conflict with Michigan law.
Gov. Snyder won’t sign gun legislation allowing concealed weapons in schools, churches and sports arenas.
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.”
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.
A bill that would wipe out most so-called “gun free zones” is speeding through the lame duck legislature, despite some vocal opposition.
The Michigan Court of Appeals says public libraries in the state can’t bar gun-toting patrons.
An 18-year-old Troy man who was acquitted on charges of carrying a loaded rifle through downtown Birmingham is now suing the city.
“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.
A young Troy man who carried a loaded M1 military rifle through downtown Birmingham had been acquitted of all charges.