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

1 dead, 1 seriously injured in road rage shooting in Sparta
2017/05/22 – MLive
The shooter, who police said was legally carrying his weapon, was also injured. He contacted police and remained on scene.

CPL holder thwarts armed robbery attempt, police say
2017/05/21 – MLive
A man with a concealed handgun thwarted an attempted armed robbery on the evening of Saturday, May 20 in Ypsilanti, police say.

Bill Would Make Registering A Pistol Optional In Michigan
2017/05/08 – WKAR
Michigan Representative Lee Chatfield of Levering introduced a bill that would make registering your pistol optional.

Michigan senator ready to resign for Trump appointment
2017/05/04 – Detroit News
State Sen. Mike Green is prepared to resign from the Michigan Legislature if and when he lands an expected appointment with the Trump administration, he said Thursday.

Firearms instructor accidentally shoots person at Livonia range
2017/05/03 – Fox 2 News
A local firearms instructor has become an object lesson of what not to do with a gun after accidentally shooting the man.

Bills would eliminate concealed-carry regulations
2017/04/28 – Capital News Service
“The idea is to promote constitutional freedom,” Cole said.

UM study: gun owners approve some restrictions
2017/04/24 – WKAR
A new University of Michigan research shows that a majority of gun owners favor restrictions on where firearms are permitted.