Thursday, May 9, 2013

FAQ: Can I Take My Firearm With Me In Michigan To Vote If My Polling Station Is In A School?

Ask The Michigan Firearms Instructor
Q: With most polling places being inside schools and churches, would it be safe to say that they are pistol free zones even though they are not functioning as what they are intended for regularly? I don't want to assume anything.

A: Schools and churches are still pistol-free zones even when they are opened to the public to serve as polling stations. However, if you have a CPL, you can legally open carry your pistol in a school or a church and VOTE for gun rights.

You are strongly encouraged to not only conduct your own independent research but to also consult with a competent and qualified attorney before acting upon any information in this article. Laws covering self-defense, lethal force, firearms, and the Michigan Concealed Pistol License and their enforcement are always subject to change due to laws being amended, politics conducted in the Prosecutor's Office, and election results at all levels of government. Ignorance of the law, legally speaking, is not a valid excuse for running afoul of it. The penalties and fines imposed upon violators of firearms related offenses are stiff and severe.

About The Author
Rick Ector is a National Rifle Association credentialed Firearms Trainer, who provides Michigan CCW Class training in Detroit for students at his firearms school - Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit.

Ector is a recognized expert in firearm safety and has been featured extensively in the national and local media: Associated Press, UPI, NRAnews, Guns Digest, Tactical-Life, The Truth About Guns, The Politics Daily, Fox News Detroit, The Detroit News, The Detroit Examiner, WJLB, WGPR, and the UrbanShooterPodcast.

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Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit
Phone: 313.733.74

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