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Michigan Prohibiting Guns at the Polls Demonstrates Leadership

Washington, D.C. — Today, Michigan Secretary of State Joceyln Benson took bold action to make Michigan’s elections safer. Giffords, the gun safety group co-founded by Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, issued the following statement supporting this effort.  

Peter Ambler, Giffords Executive Director:

“Safe and secure elections are fundamental to our democracy. No American should fear gun violence when going to vote. Michigan’s restrictions on guns at polling places is the right move and one we hope more states will follow.”