Michigan’s 10-year old concealed weapons law has virtually no oversight — but there’s absolutely no penalty for folks failing to report information.
Records are incomplete. Compliance by counties is spotty. Convictions for crimes go unreported.
It’s against the law, but there is no penalty.
And Senator Mike Green wants to eliminate the few restrictions required by the law so you can carry your .44 in the school or church of your choice.
For the full article, see Susan Dumas, “Michigan’s concealed weapons law is a holy mess, but the Legislature is waiting to hear back from the NRA”, MLive, June 26, 2011.
For another, see John Barnes, “Special report: Concealed gun law turns 10 years old”, MLive, June 26, 2011.
For another article, see John Agar, “Worst fears about concealed guns never materialized, but permits can’t be credited for crime drop either”, Grand Rapids Press via MLive, June 26, 2011.
For an editorial, see “Editorial: What’s still concealed 10 years after a concealed weapons law took effect in Michigan“, MLive, June 26, 2011.