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Should Gov. Snyder sign gun control legislation?

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LANSING, MI (WNEM) -

Legislation is being debated in Lansing that could allow gun owners with concealed weapons permits to carry inside schools.

Senate Bill 59 would allow citizens with concealed weapon permits to carry firearms into previously "pistol free" zones, including schools, after additional training and an exemption provided by a local sheriff.

The bill has passed the State House and Senate and is awaiting Gov. Snyder's decision.

The governor is expected to sign the bill or veto it in the next couple of days.

The Michigan Education Association and Progress Michigan is urging Snyder to veto the bill.

If passed, the bill would go into effect May 1, 2013.

WNEM would like to know are you in favor of this bill?  Vote now by clicking on an answer in the poll box.

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