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Michigan House Adds Stun Guns to Concealed Pistol Law

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 Taser.

State Rep. Joel Johnson, who is a concealed pistol license holder, voted in favor of Senate Bills 29 and 30.

“I respect that many people are not comfortable carrying a gun,” said Johnson, R-Clare. “Tasers offer a self-defense option for personal protection that is non-lethal to the assailant but gives the victim enough time to get away from the danger and seek help.

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