In Capital Area District Library v. Michigan Open Carry, 826 N.W. 2d 736 (2012), the Michigan Court of Appeals concluded that state law preempted the library's weapons policy prohibiting firearms in the library. The case begs the question, "how would other states treat a similar issue?" The purpose of this paper is to determine how preemption, open and concealed carry laws in each state impact policies prohibiting handguns in public libraries.
- public libraries,
- gun regulation
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