Wednesday, July 14, 2010

MI: Gun Possession Grows

Although some law enforcers are antsy about it, open carry of weapons is quite legal in the state of Michigan for registered gun owners and an increasing number of people are doing it. Along with open carry, there have been dramatic increases in gun sales, ammunition sales and concealed handgun permits.

Statewide in Michigan, the number of concealed gun permits rose from 83,000 in 2008 to 150,000 in 2009. Also, the State of Michigan will recognize valid non-resident concealed pistol permits issued in other states. Heh.


Anonymous said...


Non-resident permits are valid in MI only to those who are residents of the state issuing the permit. For example, those who get a Nevada non-resident permit are still not valid to carry in MI:

Non-residents of Michigan wishing to carry a concealed pistol in Michigan:

If you are a non-resident of Michigan with a valid concealed pistol permit from your home state, Michigan will recognize your permit...

Wireless.Phil said...

Openly bearing arms, beachgoers cite their rights
Members of a South Bay group hope to win public acceptance of the public display of firearms.

By Jack Leonard, Times Staff Writer

July 11, 2010,0,7964258.story?track=rss

Wireless.Phil said...

No need for Clarification.

That is what the article said the other day when I read it, same thing.