Michigan Newspapers on 10 Years of Shall Issue

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Michigan Newspapers on 10 Years of Shall Issue
Michigan Newspapers on 10 Years of Shall Issue
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 disagree on the topic of guns — agree on this: The law has not had a significant impact on crime rates.”

 

“David McDowall, a professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York, has sparred with Kleck over various gun issues.

He agrees allowing law-abiding people to carry firearms “hasn’t had much impact on crime or on public life in general.”

 

Continue reading at Mlive.com here and here and a related Flint Journal article on county gun boards.