On Monday, the Michigan State Capitol Commission voted unanimously to support a limited prohibition on citizen-carried firearms inside the state Capitol.  It had appeared that the majority of commissioners wanted to leave any action on this issue to the legislature. However, the legislature never acted in 2020 and the terrorist […]

The Michigan State Capitol Commission’s Modest “First Step”

In recent days, the nation’s attention has been appropriately drawn to an important election.  As the dust settles in the aftermath of that partisan battle, we need to return Michiganders’ attention to an important nonpartisan issue:  prohibiting firearms at our state’s Capitol in any hands other than those of law […]

Guns at the Capitol: Setting the Default Switch Toward Risk ...

91% of Black Homicide Victims in Michigan were Killed with Guns. Michigan has the 7th highest black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 28.55 per 100,000. That’s nearly 40% higher than the national black homicide victimization rate and 5.5 times the overall homicide rate nationwide—according to […]

MI Ranks #7 for Black Homicide Victimization