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Michigan: House Judiciary Committee to Vote Today on Bill to Repeal State Ban on Short-Barreled Rifles and Shotguns

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Today, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Senate Bill 610.  SB 610, sponsored by state Senator Michael Green (R-31), would repeal Michigan’s ban on the private ownership of short-barreled rifles and shotguns.  Short-barreled rifles and shotguns are already strictly regulated under the National Firearms Act, requiring their buyers to undergo a background check, pay a $200 tax and register these firearms with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  SB 610, which passed in the Michigan Senate by a 36-2 vote on November 14, 2013, would conform Michigan law to federal law and align Michigan with more than forty other states that already allow their residents to possess these firearms.

SB 610 is a step forward in expanding the rights of law-abiding gun owners in the Great Lakes State. Using the contact information provided below, please call and e-mail members of the House Judiciary Committee TODAY and encourage them to support this important pro-gun bill.

House Judiciary Committee:
Representative Kevin Cotter (R-99), Chairman
(517) 373-1789

Representative Klint Kesto (R-39), Majority Vice-Chairman
(517) 373-1799

Representative Phil Cavanagh (D-10), Minority Vice-Chairman
(517) 373-0857

Representative Kurt Heise (R-20)
(517) 373-3816

Representative Joel Johnson (R-97)
(517) 373-8962

Representative Andrea LaFontaine (R-32)
(517) 373-8931

Representative Tom Leonard (R-93)
(517) 373-1778

Representative Martin Howrylak (R-41)
(517) 373-1783

Representative Ellen Lipton (D-27)
(517) 373-0478

Representative Jeff Irwin (D-53)
(517) 373-2577

Representative Paul Clemente (D-14)
(517) 373-0140

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.