The president unveiled a sweeping number of proposals Wednesday designed to curb gun violence. What do you think?
President Obama on Wednesday unveiled what is being called the most ambitious gun control agenda in decades, initiating 23 separate executive actions aimed at curbing what he called “the epidemic of gun violence in this country,” according to The Washington Post. According to the White House fact sheet, Obama’s plan includes: Michigan political reaction came quickly: Gov. Rick Snyder released the following statement: "It's a dialogue that's happening in earnest at the federal level. In Michigan, we are looking at the issue of violence from a holistic approach, examining the multiple causes and root of the problem. That's why I have ordered a multi-departmental assessment of the state's services and needs regarding at-risk children, school…
In vetoing the bill, Snyder orders assessment of services for at-risk kids in Michigan.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Editor's note: This press release was submitted by Gov. Rick Snyder's Office. Calling for a more comprehensive review of issues related to gun violence, Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have allowed concealed pistol license holders who completed additional training to carry a concealed pistol in schools and other places that currently are off-limits. The governor also ordered a multi-departmental assessment of the state’s services and needs regarding at-risk children. While the governor rejected Senate Bill 59, he did sign two other bills that streamline the process for handgun purchases and eliminate restrictions on interstate rifle and shotgun transactions to states contiguous to Michigan. Snyder’s veto primarily is…