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Gun March in Lansing Today

Posted at 7:17 AM, Mar 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-20 08:05:59-04

gunsLANSING, Mich. — The group Michigan Open Carry has organized a gun march that will take place at the state’s Capitol building today.

The organization reserved the Capitol steps as well as the north and south Capitol lawn. They’ve also reserved a tent for six tables, including one for the National Rifle Association if they end up participating.

Several other organizations will participate as well, including the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners, Michigan Gun Owners and Michigan Students for Concealed Carry. In addition, all of the organizations will have a representative speaker.

According to MOC, people will be able to visit with their state representatives from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. and visit with state senators from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. as well as speakers and entertainment from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The march begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. and MOC is expecting about 3,000 people to attend.