LANSING (AP) — Lt. Gov. Brian Calley says gun owners don’t need a “good reason” to exercise their constitutional rights.
Calley, who has signaled his 2018 run for governor, spoke at a Second Amendment rally at the Capitol Wednesday. He warned activists to not let gun-control advocates “drag you into having to create a justification to keep and bear arms.”READ MORE: Here's A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit
Calley says reasons to have a gun include hunting and personal protection, but gun owners need no reason because of the Second Amendment.READ MORE: Pilot Safely Lands Plane In Livingston Co After Engine Woes
Calley told reporters he and Republican Gov. Rick Snyder have “some differences” on gun issues but didn’t elaborate.
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Calley says any “fundamental change” to gun rights should occur by amending the constitution and not with legislation.