Michigan Restoration of Gun Rights. I Can’t Purchase a Gun.

Once Michigan gun rights are restored, why can’t I purchase a gun? There are two bodies of government, State and Federal laws. Both bodies of government pass laws that prohibit a convicted felon from possessing a gun. Michigan’s laws are far more forgiving than the Federal government’s laws. Michigan has automatic restoration of gun rights,…

Case Studies for Restoration of Gun Rights in Michigan

Case Studies for Restoration of Gun Rights in Michigan

In this blog, I wanted to discuss several fact patterns related to restoring gun rights in Michigan.  This blog illustrates how federal law and Michigan law interact together.  In Michigan, fewer felony convictions result in loss of gun rights.  On the Federal level, more felonies result in the loss of gun rights.  Michigan has a…

Firearm Rights Restoration in Michigan after a felony conviction

Firearm Rights Restoration in Michigan after a felony conviction

This statute is very thorough and effectively prevents the qualifying felon from any association with firearms and ammunition.  The exact language is “a person convicted of a specific felony shall not possess, use, transport, sell, purchase, carry, ship, receive, or distribute a firearm [and ammunition] in this state.”  MCL 750.224f(2).  The net effect is that…