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Fri December 21, 2012

A Primer on Michigan's Concealed Carry Laws

Governor Rick Snyder’s veto of a concealed pistols bill this week preserves the status quo concerning where people may or may not carry firearms. The measure he rejected would have allowed concealed guns in schools, day cares, and hospitals.

But the veto did little to settle the confusion on guns and where they are allowed.

Credit flickr/bk1bennett

Michigan laws that deal with carrying firearms:

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(dm2fxxinbvtw1w453qoabc55))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-750-234

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(dm2fxxinbvtw1w453qoabc55))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-750-237

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(dm2fxxinbvtw1w453qoabc55))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-28-425

U.S. Department of Education advisory on Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSDFS/gfsaguidance.html

1976 Michigan Attorney General formal opinion on trespassing in public schools

http://www.ag.state.mi.us/opinion/datafiles/1960s/op04305.pdf

Michigan State Police law enforcement advisory on firearms laws (note: There have been some changes in firearms law since this advisory was issued in October 2010)

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/msp/MSP_Legal_Update_No._86_2_336854_7.pdf

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