Stories tagged: "Michigan Capitol Commission"

These Five Laws Helped Shape Michigan’s 2020

The world events that shaped Michigan's tumultuous 2020 were themselves shaped by laws, some old and some new, that clarified the chaos of the year.

A passenger in a vehicle holds a sign during a protest at 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)
A Meeting Was Held to Address Guns in Michigan’s Capitol. It Was Shut Down By More Violent Threats.

Not even a Zoom meeting about guns in the Capitol Building was safe from increasingly aggressive protesters.

Armed protesters at the Michigan capitol.
Those Assault Rifle Toting Protesters May Have Gotten Guns Banned From Michigan’s Capitol

After protesters stormed the Michigan Capitol Building with assault weapons, the policy allowing firearms to be openly carried in the capitol are being reevaluated.