Legal

Michigan Constitutional Carry

Ruger LC9s

State Representative Cindy Gamrat (R- District 80) yesterday introduced Michigan HB 4778. HB 4778 will allow for the existing pistol registration to stay in place but allow broad exemptions.

In short, Michigan residents 21 and over who are permitted to own firearms would be able to carry concealed without a CPL. The existing CPL system would remain in place for those who wanted to get one for reciprocity purposes.

Ohio Court of Appeals Holds ‘that the right to bear arms ensured by the Second Amendment does, in fact, extend to motor vehicles’

Bill of Rights

Eugene Volokh in the WaPo: The view that the Second Amendment protects some sort of right to carry guns outside the home remains the minority view among post-Heller appellate courts, but it’s a substantial minority, and this decision adds to that minority. Here is a bit from the decision noting that while both Heller and […]

NY Registration

New York Gun Owners Plan Defiance of Registration Law Rifle owners in New York are organizing a mass boycott of Gov. Cuomo’s new law mandating they register their weapons, daring officials to “come and take it away,” The Post has learned. Gun-range owners and gun-rights advocates are encouraging hundreds of thousands of owners to defy […]

Permit to Purchase in Michigan

Here is an update from the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners on the legislation to do away with the obsolete permit to purchase for handguns in the Wolverine State: House Bill 5225, legislation that would eliminate the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements, is currently stalled in the Michigan Senate. The reason for this […]

Michigan Permit to Purchase

Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Repeal of Permit to Purchase and Gun Registration on Wednesday This Wednesday, July 18, the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a special hearing on legislation to repeal Michigan’s “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements for handguns. House Bill 5225, which seeks to replace the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” requirement with the […]