gun laws

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(credit: Michigan State Police)
WWJ News
May 13, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Sen. Mike Shirkey called so-called protestors"a bunch of jackasses."
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Michigan State Capitol Building
WWJ News
May 12, 2020 - 10:50 am
“Intimidating legislators, staff, and visitors with guns during session is an affront to the democratic process."
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Michigan Capitol Building
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WWJ News
May 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm
"With very real threats of the continued presence of assault style weapons at future meetings of the legislature, and numerous and many specific threats of violence against legislators and statewide officials, this matter is not resolved."
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WWJ News
May 08, 2020 - 1:31 pm
“The concept of ‘open carry’ in Michigan law does not provide the unfettered right to bring firearms into any public space."
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WWJ News
May 05, 2020 - 1:31 pm
"It appears, at least at this point, that we don't have jurisdiction to limit guns brought into the building."
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police shows Patrik Mathews. FBI agents on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, arrested the former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia's capital. The three men are members of The Base and were arrested on federal charges in a criminal complaint unsealed in Maryland, according to a Justice Department news release. (Royal Canadian Mounted Police via AP)
Associated Press
January 17, 2020 - 7:09 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group were arrested Thursday, just days before they were believed to be headed to a pro-gun rally in Virginia’s capital. The three men, members of The Base...
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hidden gun parts
An example of a seized package of the firearms parts. (Photo: U.S. Attorney’s Office)
WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 3:29 pm
“Investigating international arms trafficking is a priority for HSI,” said Special Agent in Charge Vance Callender
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, photo texas state police cars block the access to the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based discounter says Tuesday, Sept. 3, that it will be discontinuing the sale of short-barrel and handgun ammunition. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
WWJ News
September 04, 2019 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has won praise from gun control advocates for its decision to discontinue sales of certain gun ammunition and request that customers no longer openly carry firearms in its stores. But whether the moves will translate into fewer guns on the street remains an open question...
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Walmart Gun Policy
In this Aug. 3, 2019, photo Texas state police cars block the access to the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
WWJ News
September 03, 2019 - 1:54 pm
About half of the company's more than 4,000 U.S. stores sell firearms.
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FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, a stag arms AR-15 rifle with 30 round, left, and 10 round magazines is displayed in New Britain, Conn. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
WWJ News
September 02, 2019 - 8:46 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass casualties at a startling rate before police can stop the carnage. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine...
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