JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court unanimously upheld the state’s open carry-gun law Thursday, allowing it to take effect after a circuit judge’s order had
A posse of state officials and gun advocates has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to let them file briefs in support of the state’s open-carry law.
JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood asked the state Supreme Court Monday to declare that Mississippians can carry weapons openly in some public places. Hood’s
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday that law-enforcement officers are confused about whether Mississippi has an open-carry gun law. Then, during a news conference intended to clarify the situation, Hood gave an explanation that even he conceded was “probably, you know, as clear as mud.”
Lowndes County supervisors Monday unanimously approved a proposal that will ban firearms from county-owned buildings and property.
Lowndes County supervisors will review a draft of an ordinance that would force nightclubs to close at 1 a.m. if approved during their recess meeting Monday.
JACKSON — A Hinds County circuit judge on Friday extended his hold on Mississippi’s open-carry gun law, declaring it “without question, unconstitutionally vague.” Judge Winston
Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday he’s confident Mississippi’s open-carry gun law will eventually take effect, even if a dispute about it goes all the way to the state Supreme Court.
Even if Mississippi’s open carry gun law takes effect, people still won’t be allowed to take firearms into the Capitol or many other state or local government buildings.
Mississippi’s open carry gun law remains on hold at least few more days.
Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd says he’ll decide by Friday whether to further extend his June 28 order that blocked the law from taking effect July 1.