“It’s Time to Do Something!”

By Regis Nicoll | March 2nd, 2018 at 12:09 am

BY: Regis Nicoll / Contributor

Regis Nicoll is a retired nuclear engineer and a fellow of the Colson Center who writes commentary on faith and culture. His new book is titled Why There Is a God: And Why It Matters.

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Education, Feature Stories, Gun Control, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Public Safety, Second Amendment

We need to address the cause for which school shootings are the symptom: the moral condition of a society that has elevated the desires of adults over the needs of children by normalizing sex without marriage, marriage without children, genderless spouses, “no-fault” divorce, and families without dads.

The Heroic Individual Is Needed to Confront the Evil of Nihilism

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 17th, 2018 at 6:52 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

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

Filed Under: Commentary, Concealed Carry, Gun Control, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Second Amendment

It is easier to become cynical and angry at Life itself for its inequities and tragedies than to acknowledge that you are responsible for cleaning up your own life.

Intellect Over Emotion: How Free People Cope With Tragedy

By Jonathan E. Kihyet | October 10th, 2017 at 1:46 pm

BY: Jonathan E. Kihyet / Contributor

Jonathan E. Kihyet is a Regional Captain in the Pine Belt area for the Convention of States Project in Mississippi and contributes to Mississippi PEP from Sumrall, Mississippi. He can be reached by email at jonathan.kihyet@cosaction.com

Filed Under: Contributor, Feature Stories, Gun Control, Jon Kihyet, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Second Amendment

A free people looks upon the events that happened last week and self-reflect. They gather their Faith, pray for understanding and grace from Providence, and the wise understand that evil in the world is an unavoidable price to pay in exchange for precious liberty and freedom in all things. They do not call for a government to increasingly rule over them.

Senate Bill 2204 Prohibits MS Law Enforcement And State Agencies From Participating In Federal Gun Restrictions

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 19th, 2017 at 6:05 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

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

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Civil Rights, Concealed Carry, Federal Government, Governor, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Liberty, Mark Formby, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Republican, Second Amendment, Tenth Amendment

Last year, Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation into law that removed conceal carry licensing requirements, allowing Mississippians to carry concealed firearms without a permit. The law also set the foundation to reject and end new federal gun control regulations and executive orders in the state. No federal executive order, agency order, law not enrolled by […]

Governor Bryant Fires Off the Big Guns To Celebrate MS Second Amendment Tax Free Weekend

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 27th, 2016 at 12:11 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: Economic Development, Economy, Governor, Phil Bryant, Second Amendment, Taxes

Governor Phil Bryant took to Facebook to celebrate Mississippi’s Second Amendment Tax Free Holiday this weekend.

Pat Harrison Waterway District decides to finally abide by gun laws. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 13th, 2015 at 7:41 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

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

Filed Under: Gun Control

   The Pat Harrison Waterway District, which covers 15 counties, is complying with state law regarding gun laws in the parks after violating state law for several years. Gun rights advocate Rick Ward addressed the district’s board in June, notifying them of its violation because of signs prohibiting weapons in the parks. The board voted […]

Man carrying gun in Gulfport Walmart identified, police yet to determine if any laws broken. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 22nd, 2015 at 11:05 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: Gulf Coast, Gun Control

Police have identified the man who walked into two Gulfport stores with a gun Sunday night but are still working with prosecutors to determine whether the man broke any laws, officials said. Gulfport police evacuated the Walmart Supercenter on U.S. 49 Sunday night after receiving a call about a man in the store openly carrying […]

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 […]