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Another Push To Allow Concealed Weapons In Mich. Schools, Churches

Another effort is underway to allow concealed weapons in public schools across Michigan after similar legislation was struck down last year by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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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

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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

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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

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3-Day Open Carry Event Opens In Southfield

A 3-day event designed to teach participants how to protect themselves is scheduled for several locations in the metro Detroit area this weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012

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

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Trial Ordered For Rifle-Toting Teen

A Metro Detroit teenager who was arrested while carrying a loaded M-1 rifle through downtown Birmingham will go on trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

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Gun Advocates Assist Rifle Toting Teen In Birmingham

Supporters of Michigan’s open carry gun law are rallying behind an 18-year-old who was arrested for carrying a loaded M-1 rifle through downtown Birmingham.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2012

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Detroit Resident Educates Public On ‘Open Carry’

Hawkins said violent crime in the city prompted her to get a concealed weapons permit a few years ago. She didn’t know that Michigan law allows legally licensed gun owners to openly carry their weapons under certain circumstances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2012

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