Stories tagged: "gun safety"


Michigan Republican candidates for governor Ryan Kelley, of Allendale, from left, Garrett Soldano, of Mattawan, Tudor Dixon, of Norton Shores and Kevin Rinke, of Bloomfield Township, appear at a debate in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 6, 2022. (Michael Buck/WOOD TV8 via AP)
Polling Shows Disconnect Between Republican Candidates and Voters

New polling shows that the views of most voters in Michigan’s Republican primary conflict with those of the five GOP gubernatorial candidates.

Michigan Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph), who was one of 10 Republicans to vote to impeach President Trump in January 2021, announced in April that he will not seek reelection. He's one of the longest-serving Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Michigan’s Fred Upton and 4 Other House Republicans Vote Yes on Gun Safety Bills

The package includes a proposal from Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin requiring safe storage of guns in homes with children. 

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‘Threat Actors Have Recently Mobilized’: DHS Bulletin Warns of Possible Attacks

BREAKING–A Department of Homeland Security bulletin released on Tuesday highlights a range of possible targets, and warns of mounting threats as the midterm election season approaches. The bulletin, posted through the National Terrorism Advisory System, said in the coming months, “we expect the threat environment to become more dynamic,” and notes that “several high-profile events...

Meet the Oxford Senator Who’s Pushing for Better Gun Safety Laws

Popular gun safety bills have yet to get time in the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature. But Sen. Rosemary Bayer from Oxford has secured a hearing.

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Gun Makers Have Been Accused of Marketing to Gangs. Michigan’s Attorney General Wants to Hold Them Accountable.

Gun companies have stated that they’re exempt from accountability laws that apply to other industries. Michigan’s Attorney General is challenging that.

Students hug at a memorial at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Dec. 1, 2021.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
‘Thoughts and Love and Prayers Don’t go far Enough’: What Hasn’t Changed Since Oxford HS Shooting

From wearing clear backpacks to having their social media monitored, Oxford High School students have had to bear the brunt of changes following a shooting at their school. Meanwhile, Michigan Democrats are working to bring change to keep everyone safe.