Stories tagged: "gun violence"


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. 

Michigan Sen. Rosemary Bayer, D-Beverly Hills, speaks about a mass shooting at Oxford High School, which is in her district, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Today, Michigan Republicans Blocked Gun Safety Bills

A mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 21 people, including 19 pre-teen children, conjured painful memories in Michigan

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.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 02: Workers with the Detroit Department of Elections sort through absentee ballots at the Central Counting Board in the TCF Center on November 2, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. With record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans will head to the polls tomorrow for the last chance to cast their vote for incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo by Elaine Cromie/Getty Images)
Republican Candidates in Michigan Tell Voters to ‘Show up Armed’ to Polls and Tamper With Voting Machines

“The American people, at some point in time, if we can't change the tide, which I believe we can, we need to be prepared to lock and load,” state Senate candidate Mike Detmer said during a campaign event over the weekend. "You asked what can we do? Show up armed."