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

Spring 2017: With legislative consideration of constitutional concealed carry now underway, some of our members are asking why MCRGO, an organization dedicated to responsible gun use and with a training program, would support allowing people to carry concealed without a CPL. That’s a fair question. Here’s why: Read More

Michigan & National News

How The Flint Terror Suspect May Have Debunked The ‘Gun Show Loophole’
2017/06/24 – Daily Caller
The man charged with stabbing a police officer, in what could be ruled as terrorism, tried but failed to purchase a firearm shortly before Wednesday’s attack at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich.

Relaxing Michigan gun restrictions is part of a national trend
2017/06/11 – Detroit Free Press
The effort in Lansing to ease restrictions on carrying concealed weapons would mark a major change in state gun laws and be the latest in a string of victories for gun-rights advocates in Michigan in recent years.

Michigan House passes bills allowing concealed pistol carry without a license
2017/06/07 – MLive
Michiganders would no longer need a concealed pistol license to carry a concealed pistol under legislation approved by the Michigan House of Representatives on Wednesday.

Court: University of Michigan can ban guns on campus
2017/06/07 – Detroit News
The University of Michigan has prevailed again in a lawsuit challenging a campus ban on guns.

Dems propose bill to seize guns of people deemed a threat
2017/06/07 – Michigan Radio
Some Democrats in the Legislature are calling for a law that would allow authorities to seize the firearms of people who threaten to commit suicide or hurt others.

Why you don’t need to freak out over permitless carry
2017/06/05 – NRA News
The fact is, permitless carry simply hasn’t produced the kind of dire, anarchic scenarios gun control advocates want you to believe.