By Dean Weingarten
The proposal would eliminate the nearly 100 year old county gun boards, which at present have little to do.
Under the proposal background checks would be run by the State Police instead of county boards.
The 83 County gun boards, which have been accused of delaying permits, would be eliminated.
The bill has passed the Senate. It would have to pass the House and be signed by the Governor to become law.
The current question on the poll is:
Do you support the proposed gun law that would make getting a concealed carry license easier, faster, and cheaper in Michigan?
I don’t know 3%
Here is the link to the poll. While these polls are unscientific, they do measure the “intensity” of feelings about the issue. They measure the ratio of the groups in the electorate who feel sufficient intensity about the measure to vote in an Internet poll. It is common, as seen in this poll, for Second Amendment supporters to outnumber those who favor stricter gun control by ratios of 3-10 to 1.
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About Dean Weingarten;
Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.