Stories tagged: "ban"


Michigan lawmakers agreed to ban open carry firearms at the state Capitol, but some members of the Legislature say the ban doesn't go far enough to protect Michiganders.
Michigan’s Legislators Don’t Think Open-Carry Ban Is Enough

Michigan leaders share with The ‘Gander what it’s like to lead in an era of bullets and riots at the Capitol.

A man carries a shotgun at a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the state capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Michigan Bans Open Carry of Guns Inside State Capitol

‘Bullets are bullets,’ said Sen. Dayna Polehanki before state lawmakers declared that the days of firearms and at the state Capitol are done.

Protesters with rifles watch outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the new coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Protestors Make Change But Not The Kind They Wanted: 7 Michigan Stories You Need To Read This Week

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