The Michigan State constitution clearly states that Every person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of himself and the state. Why, then, are there laws written which dilute this right?
Why is it a crime to conceal a weapon? Generally, a criminal would conceal with intent to commit another crime. Why, then, should it also be a crime to conceal? Shouldn't this law be redefined as "concealing with criminal intent" or "concealing during the commission of a crime"?
How many crimes have been solved due to the gun registration system in Michigan? Further, how many criminals have been stopped from acquiring handguns due to the registration system?
Currently, the law prohibits carriage of firearms in places like banks, schools, and college campuses. However, regardless of these laws, history shows that these are places where crime with firearms are the most prevalent. It is quite clear that criminals will act without regard to the law. Why, then, is it prohibited for the otherwise law-abiding to carry in these places for their own personal protection?
There's a start. I'd give more but it's getting late therefore my brain is turning off.