Gun Bans Supported By Michigan AG Signed Into Law

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - On Monday, November 20, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law Senate Bills 471 and 528, and House Bill 4945, banning gun possession and ownership from Michigan residents convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors.

This legislation is intended to prevent people convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors from possessing or owning a firearm for eight years following their conviction, announced Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Attorney General Nessel testified before the Senate Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety Committee in support of the legislation in September of this year, after announcing her support for the House and Senate versions of the bills earlier this autumn.

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