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Michigan House Committee to Consider Repeal of Handgun Permit-to-Purchase and Registration

Michigan House Committee to Consider Repeal of Handgun Permit-to-Purchase and Registration

The Michigan House Judiciary Committee will have a hearing on Thursday, May 17, to review an important and long-overdue bill that would eliminate the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements.  This committee will hear House Bill 5225 and consider this proposed amendment language that will be used as a substitute for HB 5225 when this hearing takes place. HB […]

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Michigan House Adds Stun Guns to Concealed Pistol Law

Michigan House Adds Stun Guns to Concealed Pistol Law

Michigan residents trained and licensed to carry concealed pistols will be able to possess and use an electro-muscular disruption device under legislation approved Wednesday by the House. An EMD is defined as a device that delivers a shock through probes attached to wires and is commonly known as a stun gun or the brand name […]

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Michigan Pharmacist Fired for Using Gun to Stop Robbery

Michigan Pharmacist Fired for Using Gun to Stop Robbery

A Pharmacist in Benton Harbor is suing Walgreens after he was fired for shooting a concealed weapon during a break in. Jeremy Hoven was working as an overnight pharmacist at the East Napier Walgreens in Benton Township. On May 8th, two masked men walked in with handguns and took one of the floor managers hostage. […]

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Women Help Fuel Demand for Concealed Gun Permits

Women Help Fuel Demand for Concealed Gun Permits

Companies are making holsters designed for bras and skirts, and pistols small enough to go unnoticed. And where you live has a lot to do with how many might be in use. About one in six concealed weapon holders in Michigan is a woman, according to state police records kept since a new law 10 […]

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Michigan Newspapers on 10 Years of Shall Issue

Michigan Newspapers on 10 Years of Shall Issue

Several different Michigan newspapers including the Flint Journal and The Grand Rapids Press are running articles covering the states 10 years of shall-issue permitting for concealed carry.  Most of the articles focus on how some counties do not file reports they are legally obligated to. A few quotes: “However, two prominent criminologists — who often […]

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