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Friday, September 8, 2017

Michigan Bill Introduced To Protect Rights Of Foster Parents

We told you recently how two grandparents in Michigan had been denied the opportunity to foster their grandchild unless they agreed to several anti-gun requirements. A Michigan judge even told William Johnson and his wife Jill, “We know we are violating numerous constitutional rights here, but if you do not comply, we will remove the boy from your home.”

Now two Michigan legislators have introduced a measure to try to correct the situation.

According to a report at wmnufm.org, State Senators Tom Casperson and Tonya Schuitmaker have filed the bill that would allow foster parents to carry a firearm in a holster. Casperson told the radio station that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has no authority to force someone to give up their constitutional Second Amendment rights. Schuitmaker said the DHHS is telling people they can’t be trusted, and that the government needs to watch over them. 

We’ll keep you updated as the legislation is considered.