Advance editor-in-chief Susan J. Demas rounded up the gun control legislation that the Michigan State Legislature could take up in the wake of last weekend’s shootings in El Paso and Dayton, including roughly a dozen bills that would do things from toughening background checks to restricting gun sales from purchasers with a high risk of committing violence. But Republicans in charge of the Legislature — State House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) — have yet to move any legislation. Read the Advance article here . Read a related article in the Detroit Free Press on how these two are blocking the “red flag” legislation here . Please call today and demand action.
- House Speaker Lee Chatfield: (517) 373-2629
- Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey: (517) 373-5932