Press Releases

“Assault Weapons” Ban Introduced during Lame Duck Session

House Bill 6544 bans commonly owned semi-automatic rifles and forces gun registration Lansing, MI –Last week, Rep. Jeffrey Pepper (D-Dearborn) introduced House Bills 6544-6546, a so-called “assault weapons” ban which would outlaw the sale of semi-automatic rifles in...

Kevin Rinke Agrees With Gretchen Whitmer on Gun Control Proposal

Rinke signals support for requiring background checks on all firearms purchases during Charlie LeDuff interview, a policy championed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer Grand Rapids, MI – Last Friday in an interview posted on Twitter by Charlie LeDuff, Republican...

Michigan House Republicans Block Vote on Constitutional Carry

House leadership abuses rules to derail efforts to bring pro-gun legislation to House Floor   Lansing, MI -- On Wednesday, Michigan House Republican leadership blocked efforts by State Representative Steve Carra to bring up House Bills 5364-5367, commonly known...

New Gun Control Group Eyes Anti-gun Ballot Provisions in 2024

  End Gun Violence Michigan will promote numerous gun controls in the next two years Lansing, MI – A group named End Gun Violence Michigan has formed an exploratory committee to promote various forms of gun control, aiming to get them on the ballot during the...

Republican Leader Mike Shirkey Caves to Anti-gun Demands

Sen. Mike Shirkey to hold hearings on “Red Flag” gun confiscation legislation while stonewalling pro-gun bills Lansing, MI – Republican Senate Leader Mike Shirkey has promised Senate Democrats that their “Red Flag” gun confiscation bill will soon receive a hearing in...