New Friends and a Look at Stand Your Ground Michigan, Feb. 8

Dear Docs and Friends, On Friday, Feb. 8, Andy and I went to ALPACT, Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust, a group of law enforcement, legislators, and civil rights people that meets monthly to discuss issues related to the community building in Southeast Michigan. It is co-led by law enforcement and a civil […]

Challenging Stand Your Ground

Dr. Walden and Dr. Zweifler spoke against Michigan’s Stand Your Ground Law to Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust (ALPACT), a group of lawyers, law enforcement personnel, and judges working on community building.

Gun Offender Registry Acts (GORAs) by Jerry Walden

The organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, offers useful information about local initiatives to enact Gun Offender Registry Acts. An extract from their website follows. THE PROBLEM OF GUN OFFENDER RECIDIVISM Studies indicate people who carry illegal guns pose a very high risk of recidivism. Recent Baltimore statistics show that 42% of defendants charged with felony […]