Skip to comments.Bill Allowing Guns In Schools, Churches Moves Through Legislature(MI)
Posted on 12/14/2012 4:31:47 AM PST by marktwain
LANSING (WWJ) - It could soon be legal to carry concealed weapons into Michigan churches, schools, hospitals and sports arenas.
A bill that would wipe out most so-called gun free zones is speeding through the lame duck legislature, despite some vocal opposition.
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It’s going to be very interesting to observe what happens after the barrier is removed. I think Florida was the first state to pass the “shall issue” rule for CCDW permits that was copied in so many following states, and through which violent crime statistics displayed a sharp drop. Is MI already a “shall issue” state?
While public schools may be required by the proposed law to allow CCW permit holders access, I have never seen a law in any state that would compel any church or any private school to allow concealed carry on its property.
Why should the government dictate to a church or any private organization what it may or may not allow on its own property in regard to concealed carry?
I am sure that the bill *does not* require that private organizations allow the carry of firearms on their property. The argument is a strawman put forward by those who want to ban all carry. They claim that they should not have to ban carry on their own... that the government should ban it for everyone so that they do not have to do it.
It is a very stupid argument, but it is made all the time by the anti-freedom types.
This would allow CPL holders to carry in the CEZ's with enhanced training.
Wonderful! You got my point.
Thanks cripplecreek. Kickin’ ass, takin’ names.
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