Felons who are caught with guns and have three prior violent convictions face at least 15 years in prison. The mandatory minimum sentence for a second offense by a felon using a gun during a violent crime is 25 years.
Michigan Gun Owners plans to train 50 children Thursday evening at the Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit.
“A lot of kids are seeing guns in the homes every day,” said the principal.
A free firearms lesson is being offered at an Oakland County range for women who want to learn about gun safety and self-defense.