Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

Celebrating TWENTY years of
“Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation”
1996 – 2016

Places to Avoid While Armed

Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.

This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.

Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List

Executive Director’s Message

Winter 2017: The participation of MCRGO members in self defense rights activism is instrumental in advancing firearms law reform in Michigan. A large part of the success of our organization is due to your communication with legislators, friends and family about the importance of legal firearms ownership and carry outside the home. For those looking for more involvement, perhaps the single best thing you can do is to help others become concealed pistol license holders by being certified as an instructor. It’s easier than you may think. Read More

Michigan & National News

Assault Weapons Not Protected by Second Amendment, Federal Appeals Court Rules

2017/02/22 – Associated Press
Maryland’s ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons and its 10-round limit on gun magazines were upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court in a decision that met with a strongly worded dissent.

Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns
2017/02/15 – Associated Press
Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.

Masked open-carry advocate arrested after carrying rifle into police station
2017/02/06 – MLive
Two men were arrested Sunday after they entered the Dearborn Police Department openly carrying firearms.

‘Santa shooter’ says defending his life was costly
2017/02/05 – Detroit News
Marcus Weldon said defending his life cost him thousands of dollars, his reputation and a few relationships.

No charges for Roseville homeowner after he shot and killed a man on his property
2017/02/01 – WXYZ
Prosecutors will not charge a Roseville homeowner in the fatal shooting a man he reportedly caught coming out of his detached garage.

3 Gun Laws President Trump Could Change Within the Next Month
2017/01/23 – The Motley Fool
Silencers for all and universal concealed carry are just two of the changes the new president could propose.

The Supreme Court’s Next Gun Battle
2017/01/19 – New York Time
An appeal filed at the court last week could change that. It asks the justices to decide the major question left open by the Heller decision: whether the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a gun outside the home.