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.
A Metro Detroit teenager who was arrested while carrying a loaded M-1 rifle through downtown Birmingham will go on trial.
Michigan State Senator Rick Jones, along with law enforcement officials, say they want tougher laws on the books to prevent further gun violence in the state.