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What You Need to Know About Michigan Director of Health Orders and Thanksgiving

On November 17, 2020, you may have received an emergency message on your phone or heard the news. Governor Whitmer has found a way to create lockdown conditions again legally. Michigan is only one of several states renewing or tightening

MDHHS Emergency Order: What You Need to Know

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The MDHHS (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services) has issued an emergency order. Beginning November 2, 2020, bars and restaurants are legally obligated to take your name and phone number before you dine. Restaurants must also limit seating to

Judge Strikes Down Open Carry Ban at Michigan Polling Places: What it Means for You

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It seems safe to say that Michigan voters want to be safe and feel secure as they vote. On one side, we have people who advocate for no guns at the polling places. The exception is for those carried by

Packing the Supreme Court – What You Need to Know

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Vice President Mike Pence held a rally in Waterford, Michigan, on October 22, 2020. During his hour-long speech, he referenced the 60 minutes interview with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. In a clip that has been aired, Biden called the

Guns Banned at Michigan’s Election: What You Need to Know

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Michigan has come under scrutiny again. The world is watching as our Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has issued a ban on the open carry of guns into polling places on election day. Previously, as reported by Bridge Michigan, Michigan’s

The Ginsburg Rule: Why Barrett Won’t Give Her Opinion on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

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We are amid a pandemic and in the middle of a highly contentious election after months of street violence. However, we are also in the middle of embattled confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Illegal Militias and Domestic Terrorism in Michigan: Charges, Penalties & Defense

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When you think it can’t get crazier in 2020, there is a plot to kidnap Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Not only that, but she and her family had to be moved several times as law enforcement surveilled the kidnapping group.

Lawless Lockdowns Ending: What Are Your Constitutional Rights?

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We saw opposition to lockdowns in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in the spring of 2000. Some businesses reopened despite the governor’s orders in many states and continued to operate despite receiving daily fines.

Michigan Emergency Executive Powers and Your Rights: Supreme Court Decision

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After almost seven months of unilateral decision-making powers, the law Governor Gretchen Whitmer was using to keep Michigan in a state of emergency – which was the source of her 140 executive orders since the beginning of March – has

Lethal Force and Self-Defense in Michigan: What You Need to Know

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Michigan has the “Castle Doctrine” as a possible defense. However, you have reason to be cautious about using a gun for self-defense.