Gun Laws

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President Obama Calls For Sweeping New Gun Laws

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Grand Rapids Doesn’t Plan To Change Gun Ordinance

The Grand Rapids City Commission doesn’t plan to amend an unenforced firearms ordinance that appears to conflict with Michigan law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2013

A Glock 9mm pistol,  is displayed with 2 different capacity bullet clips. The top clip holds a total of 10 bullets currently , the bottom clip 18 bullets. (2004 Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Vetoes Concealed Weapons Bill

Gov. Snyder won’t sign gun legislation allowing concealed weapons in schools, churches and sports arenas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

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

Bill Allowing Guns In Schools, Churches Moves Through Legislature

A bill that would wipe out most so-called “gun free zones” is speeding through the lame duck legislature, despite some vocal opposition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Appeals Court: Michigan Libraries Can’t Ban Guns

The Michigan Court of Appeals says public libraries in the state can’t bar gun-toting patrons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2012

Sean Combs is seen in court on July 11, 2012. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Rifle-Toting Teen Sues City, Police Over Arrest

An 18-year-old Troy man who was acquitted on charges of carrying a loaded rifle through downtown Birmingham is now suing the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

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

Sean Combs is seen in court on July 11, 2012. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Rifle-Toting Troy Teen Found Not Guilty

A young Troy man who carried a loaded M1 military rifle through downtown Birmingham had been acquitted of all charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012