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Michigan Has New Gun Safety Laws Starting February 13, 2024

A number of critical new gun safety laws will go into effect in Michigan starting February 13,  2024. Click below to learn more about each law.

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Firearms in homes with children must be securely stored with a gun lock or in a safe.

Click to learn more about safe storage requirements.


Extreme Risk Protection Orders (sometimes called a "red flag" law or abbreviated ERPO) are a tool to temporarily disarm someone who has become a danger to themselves or others.

Family members, law enforcement, or a medical professional can file a petition with the court to grant an Extreme Risk Order. A judge will then determine if the order is warranted.

Click to learn more about Extreme Risk Protection Orders.



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Those who are convicted of felony or misdemeanor domestic violence charges are now prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition for 8 years after the completion of their sentence.

Click to learn more about protecting domestic violence survivors.


All firearm sales in Michigan require a background check, including those conducted by a licensed firearm dealer or between individuals.

Click to learn more about universal background checks.

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Get Involved!

Michigan has made great strides in preventing gun violence, but we're not done yet. We need you to get involved as a leader, community educator, or volunteer. 

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