District 6 State Rep. Dana Criswell Announces Bid For Re-Election.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 10th, 2018 at 6:40 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Andy Gipson, Dana Criswell, Elections, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Olive Branch, Politics, Public Service, Republican

State Rep. Dana Criswell officially announced today he would seek re-election to the Mississippi House of Representatives.

State Rep-Elect Dana Criswell leads effort pressing MS Congressional Delgation to vote against funding Planned Parenthood. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 1st, 2015 at 7:08 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Abortion, Dana Criswell, Federal Government, Leadership, US Congress

DeSoto County Representative-Elect Dana Criswell (R) led an initiative to send a letter to the Mississippi congressional delegation, pressing its members to vote against any spending bill that funds Planned Parenthood. “No member of the Mississippi delegation to the U.S. Congress should support any funding resolution or mechanism – an appropriations bill, an omnibus package, […]

Rick Ward Wins Settlement for Illegal No Gun Ordinance

By Dana Criswell | March 21st, 2015 at 7:30 am

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Dana Criswell, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Second Amendment

House Bill 314 was passed in the 2014 legislative session, it gives citizens the ability to file civil suits to force local governments to adhere to State gun laws.  Local politicians around the state had passed ordinances that prohibited the legal carrying of firearms on city property, these laws were clear violations of state law. […]

New Gun Bills Proposed in the Mississippi Legislature for 2015

By Dana Criswell | January 15th, 2015 at 6:05 am

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Dana Criswell, Gun Control, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government

There have been several gun bills proposed this year in the 2015 Legislature. These bills address everything from who can carry a concealed firearm, limiting where a firearm can be discharged, to protecting Mississippi citizens from unconstitutional federal mandates and laws. House Bill 161 Introduced by Rep. Rushing proposes to amend section 45-9-101, to exempt […]

Bloomberg Plans “Counterweight” to NRA: Will Cochran help?

By Dana Criswell | July 10th, 2014 at 9:10 am

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Dana Criswell, Elections, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran

In an effort to further his gun-control agenda Thad Cochran’s financial partner, Michael Bloomberg, will begin surveying federal candidates in the 2014 midterm elections on gun issues. Bloomberg’s goal is to create a “counterweight” to the National Rifle Association by spending more than $50 million to discredit the NRA and any candidate that indicates they […]

Wicker Laughs at the Conservatives of Mississippi

By Dana Criswell | July 6th, 2014 at 12:22 pm

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Commentary, Contributor, Dana Criswell, Elections, Federal Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran

While Mississippi voters watch and wait to see the final outcome of Thad Cochran’s illegal vote-buying campaign, a few important revelations are becoming increasingly apparent. Throughout the campaign we watched the ruling class republican party and its soldiers fall in line behind Cochran and in Desoto County we witnessed a party leader’s arrest for stealing […]

Mississippi elected officials betrayed conservatives in U.S. Senate race.

By Dana Criswell | June 26th, 2014 at 9:32 am

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Dana Criswell

Gov. Phil Bryant, didn’t like the choice of Mississippi conservatives so he condoned subversive tactics. I’m not sure where all of you are today after witnessing the results of yesterday’s election. I have experienced a wide range of emotions, beginning with disbelief then moving to anger and a decision that it’s time to give up […]

Cochran should answer for his support of federal gun regulations.

By Dana Criswell | February 17th, 2014 at 12:05 pm

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Dana Criswell, Elections, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran

Mississippi is beginning the process of selecting someone to represent us in the United States Senate. Over the past 36 years Thad Cochran has been selected by the people of Mississippi to be one of our spokesmen in Washington, D.C. As we consider whether we should allow him to continue representing us we should look […]

Gov. Bryant needs to re-think support of Cochran.

By Dana Criswell | February 10th, 2014 at 8:21 am

BY: Dana Criswell / State Representative District 6

Dana is a Mississippi PEP Contributor since 2014, writing about the Second Amendment and related gun news. He currently serves District-6 as a state representative in the MS House. He is from Olive Branch.

Filed Under: Dana Criswell, Mississippi

In an effort to learn more about Chris McDaniel, Mississippi Gun News is reprinting some articles written by him and originally published on MississippiPEP.com. These articles are not all gun related, but gun owners are not the one-dimensional red-necks often depicted in the media. Gun owners understand the importance of freedom and liberty. After all, […]