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What to Do if Your Concealed Pistol or Outdoor Licenses Expire in Michigan

Michigan’s requirements for carrying a concealed pistol, and for hunting and fishing include having a valid state-issued license. Fees paid to acquire or retain a concealed pistol license (CPL) and outdoor licenses supposedly help pay for wildlife conservation, safety training, …


Can You Drink While Carrying a Gun in Michigan?

No. Your right to carry a gun under the 2nd Amendment does not extend to circumstances when you have been drinking.

Under Michigan law, you are prohibited from carrying a concealed pistol or portable device that uses electro-muscular disruption (EMD) …


What Are Michigan’s Laws About Concealed Carry in 2024?

As of 2024, a majority of states permit someone to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.  This is known as permit-less carry, or constitutional carry laws.  However, you shouldn’t let that milestone mislead you; many states, including Michigan, still …


Can I Carry a Loaded Gun in My Car in Michigan?

If you’re a Michigan gun owner, you are probably well aware that the state’s changing gun laws continue to infringe on your Second Amendment rights. That means it’s more important than ever to stay informed about what Michigan law says …


Can I Hunt with an AR-15 in Michigan? 

Hunting with an AR-15 type rifle in Michigan is legal, provided you comply with caliber and magazine capacity restrictions applicable to the area you hunt in. For example, I personally have hunted whitetail deer with a .450 Bushmaster on an …


Rights Of Gun Owners Would Be Restricted By Potential Michigan “Red Flag” Law

On Thursday, April 13, a new Michigan law that further threatens the rights of Michigan gun owners passed in the state House of Representatives. The bill now awaits approval in the Senate. If signed into law by state governor Gretchen …