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.