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As state lawmakers debate new school safety measures, Michigan’s largest teachers union says most of its members don’t want to be armed in school. 

 


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The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether schools can ban firearms, or if that’s preempted by a state law.

As Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta explains, the court heard arguments Wednesday.


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The State’s Board of Education can’t decide what to do about recent gun legislation. There are four Democrats and four Republicans on the board. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports that means the board can’t come to an agreement on a public position on bills that loosen restrictions on guns in schools.


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Concealed guns could be carried in schools, churches and other places they’re currently banned under bills adopted Wednesday by the state Senate. Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta tells us the bills were adopted on largely party-line votes.


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Police say a shooting that wounded a 15-year-old girl outside a Lansing school last week was accidental.

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The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate was poised Tuesday to begin passing legislation to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits.