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Michigan Wants to Use COVID Funds To Get Guns Off the Street

Michigan wants to use COVID relief funds to train police officers as well as to get illegal guns off the street.

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.

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The Gun Lobby Is Profiting Off Your Coronavirus Fears and Putting Kids at Risk

The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.