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

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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 […]

Senator Will Longwitz releases statement on signing of Concealed Carry privacy bill into law.

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 4th, 2013 at 5:03 pm

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Filed Under: Concealed Carry, Governor, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mark Baker, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn, Politics, Republican, Second Amendment, Will Longwitz

State Senator Will Longwitz sponsored a Senate version of a Concealed Carry Privacy bill. He withdrew that fight to support the House version HB 485 sponsored by Rep. Mark Baker in order to speed the legislation along. Longwitz released the following statement today after Governor Phil Bryant signed the bill into law: “Honest, gun-owning Mississippians […]

Governor Bryant signs two gun owner protection bills into law.

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 4th, 2013 at 3:24 pm

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Filed Under: Andy Gipson, Concealed Carry, Ethics, Governor, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican, Second Amendment

Gov. Phil Bryant today signed into law two measures to protect gun owner rights. House Bill 485, which takes effect immediately, protects personal information collected from applicants for concealed carry permits. House Bill 2, effective July 1, clarifies the legal definition of carrying a concealed weapon. “In January, I called on House and Senate leaders […]

Concealed Carry privacy passes House second time, now headed to Gov. Bryant’s desk.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 28th, 2013 at 7:58 pm

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Filed Under: Concealed Carry, Gun Control, Legislature, Mississippi, Second Amendment

The Mississippi House has sent a bill to the governor’s desk to block public access to information about state-issued permits for people to carry concealed weapons. The move came Thursday even as controversy intensified over the Department of Public Safety’s apparent decision to delay pending requests for the records until the bill was pushed into […]

Document: Jackson Jambalaya requests Concealed Carry permits issued in 2011-2012.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 25th, 2013 at 10:29 am

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Filed Under: Concealed Carry, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Public Safety, Second Amendment

BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett As the drama unfolds over whether the Senate will move quickly on protecting Concealed Carry permit holders private information from the public with House Bill 485, it has been revealed that one of the FOIA requests for the information was from local blogger James Hendrix, aka Kingfish. Kingfish runs the […]

Infographic: Concealed Carry privacy a common practice across the U.S.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 25th, 2013 at 7:50 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: Concealed Carry, Ethics, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics, Public Safety, Second Amendment

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NRA issues letter of support for HB 485, Concealed Carry privacy bill.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 25th, 2013 at 7:42 am

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Filed Under: Concealed Carry, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mark Baker, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Public Service, Second Amendment

The National Rifle Association issued the following letter of support for the Concealed Carry privacy bill, HB 485 including a map showing the thirty other states with similar law: HB 485 ensures that information relating to concealed carry permit holders is exempt from the Mississippi Public Records Act, but still allows law enforcement to share […]

PEP Talks Podcast: Senate Amendments to Concealed Carry Privacy Bill could endanger enforcement

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 22nd, 2013 at 3:25 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: Concealed Carry, Federal Government, Gun Control, Lee County, Legislature, Mark Baker, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Podcast, Politics, Public Safety, Public Service, Republican, Second Amendment, Tate Reeves

Senator Will Longwitz and Rep. Mark Baker join Mississippi PEP Managing Editor Keith Plunkett to talk about HB 485 and amendments made to the bill in the Mississippi State Senate that could hamper it’s enforcement. The bill would keep private the identities of Concealed Carry Permit holders in Mississippi in the face of attempts by […]