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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Location Restrictions in Michigan.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 5 March
Other Location Restrictions in Michigan
Michigan prohibits any person from possessing a firearm, whether concealed or unconcealed, on the premises of any:
- Depository financial institution or a subsidiary or affiliate of a depository financial institution;
- Church or other house of religious worship;
- Sports arena;
- Day care center;
- Hospital; or
- Establishment licensed under the Michigan Liquor Control Act.
These particular location restrictions do not apply to any person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
Any person who is licensed to carry a concealed handgun or a resident of another state licensed by that state to carry a concealed handgun, are prohibited from carrying a concealed handgun on the premises of any:
- Public or private day care center, public or private child caring agency, or public or private child placing agency;
- Sports arena or stadium;
- Licensed bar or tavern where the primary source of income is the sale of alcoholic liquor consumed on the premises;
- Property or facility owned or operated by a church, synagogue, mosque, temple or other place of worship, unless the presiding official or officials of the place of worship permit the carrying of a concealed handgun on that property;
- Entertainment facility that the individual knows or should know has a seating capacity of 2,500 or more individuals or that has a sign above each public entrance stating in letters not less than one-inch high a seating capacity of 2,500 or more individuals;
- Hospital; or
- Dormitory or classroom of a community college, college, or university.
Michigan prohibits the possession or carrying of, or attempt to possess or carry, any firearm in certain sterile areas of commercial airports.
An employer may prohibit an employee from carrying a concealed handgun in the course of his or her employment, and a police agency may prohibit an employee from carrying a concealed handgun, if carrying a concealed handgun would result in increased insurance premiums or a loss or reduction of insurance coverage for that employer.
State administrative regulations may prohibit firearms in additional locations…
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