GRPD rifle purchase splits Commissioners, residents

by (nathanslauer)

Submitted 12-17-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids City Commission voted in favor of a plan to allow the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) to acquire new rifles on December 15, in a split vote of 5-2. The decision received a mixed response, with attendees split over the role of...

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Time to challenge unconstitutional statute on City powers over open carry laws

by (Attorney Jack H...)

Submitted 11-10-2015 under OPINION

Open Carry campaigns are taking over Grand Rapids streets and campuses. Those who object are told there is nothing that can be done because Section 2 of Act 319 of the Michigan Firearms Code deprives Michigan cities of any power to control guns in...

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Time to reduce gun violence: an open letter to Senator Dave Hildenbrand

by (Kathleen Ley)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under OPINION

It’s time for state Senator Dave Hildenbrand (MI-29) to step up and join reasonable efforts to reduce gun violence in Michigan – to save lives, to stand with a majority of voters, and to act consistently with his own public comments. Gun...

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Join the community tonight to take action against violence on the Southeast side!

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 02-06-2013 under NEWS

Have you been a victim of VIOLENCE? Do you see violence in your COMMUNITY? Do you have IDEAS on how to stop it? You are not alone. If you want to stop the violence, and believe we can, here is an opportunity to join your community to start the...

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