Friday, May 31, 2013

Michigan CPL FAQ: Is The Detroit Grand Prix At Belle Isle A Gun Free Zone?

Ask The Michigan Firearms Instructor
Q: Is the Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle a gun free zone?

A: No. The Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle can't be made into a gun free zone. The city of Detroit or any other Michigan city can not confer upon any person, regardless of how much money he has, the authority that it itself does not have - to turn a public park into a gun free zone.

This issue has come up many times in the past: Arts, Beats, and Eats and the Detroit Country Hoe-Down are just a couple.

Next year or whenever they decide to hold this event in the future, I am going to call for a an Open Carry meetup at the Detroit Grand Prix.

I'd love to see Mr. Penske's face when 100 armed citizens show up to educate him about Michigan firearm laws.

If I announce a meetup, would you come - with your gun?

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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Phone: 313.733.74

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