Snyder studying how to stop school shootings
LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says his administration is studying “best practices” across the U.S. to combat gun violence in the wake of shootings at a Florida high school and at Central Michigan University.
The Republican governor hopes to make a proposal “relatively soon.”
He reiterates his support for “red flag” legislation that would let law enforcement or family members go to court to seek the removal of guns from dangerous people, “as long as it’s done with due process.” Snyder appears less open, however, to increasing Michigan’s minimum age to buy guns. It’s now age 18.
Snyder spoke to reporters Tuesday after signing a bill to upgrade 911 systems.