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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

Summer 2017: MCRGO is about to try something new and I’m the guy to blame if it doesn’t go well. We’ve noticed that 94% of you have an e-mail address on file. And the weekly E’News subscribers continue to grow. Unfortunately, only 10%-20% of our members have participated in recent MCRGO elections over the past decade. Read More

Michigan & National News

Gun activists get jail for armed video stunt in Dearborn police station
2017/08/18 – WJBK
Vreeland, 40, will spend up to five years in prison for carrying a concealed weapon, with resisting arrest, opposing an officer and disturbing the peace.

Where can you carry a gun in Michigan? It’s complicated.
2017/08/15 – Bridge
To understand how confusing Michigan’s gun laws are, look no further than your neighborhood elementary school.

Beaumont Health physician says being mentally ill doesn’t predispose someone to gun violence
2017/08/02 – Oakland Press
The Oakland County Public Services Committee continued its efforts to combat gun violence by hearing testimony from healthcare professionals on what they experience on a daily basis as well as ways to work together to combat the issue.

Suspect arrested after road rage incident involving firearm
2017/07/27 – Fox 17 News
Ionia County deputies found several guns inside a car after being called for a road rage incident.

Study: Concealed Permit Holders Among the Most Law-Abiding of Law-Abiding Citizens
2017/07/24 – Breitbart
A Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) study shows that concealed carry permit holders are among the most law-abiding of law-abiding citizens in the country.

Michigan couples sue state to protect gun rights of foster, adoptive parents
2017/07/18 – Guns.com
Two Michigan couples who wanted to adopt were told they would “have to give up some of your constitutional rights” have taken the matter to federal court.

Man shot four times by CPL holder at Detroit’s Sawyer park
2017/07/17 – Fox 2
A 26-year old man is in critical condition after he’s shot at a Detroit park.

Men who entered Dearborn police station with gun convicted
2017/07/10 – WJBK
Two men who brought guns into the Dearborn police station have been convicted for the incident.