Stories tagged: "guns"


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.

Washington, D.C. - Students from across the D.C. area protest gun control laws and gun reform in front of the White House, in this file photo. Source: Josh Gruber
Fred Upton and 13 Other House Republicans Join Dems to Pass First Major Gun Legislation in 30 Years. Here’s What It Means for Michigan.

Need to Know A bipartisan coalition of Congress passed the most significant gun legislation in decades.  The law will require stricter background checks for people under 21, put more mental health services in schools, and prevent domestic abusers from acquiring weapons. The law contrasts with a Supreme Court ruling that makes concealed carry permits easier...

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.