Mississippi Bill Would Take Another Step Toward Rejecting Federal Gun Control

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 30, 2018) – A bill filed in the Mississippi Senate would build on the foundation of legislation signed into law in 2016 and block state enforcement future federal gun control regulations in the state.

In 2016, 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 the United States Congress and signed by the President of the United States, rule, regulation or administrative interpretation of a law or statute issued, enacted or promulgated after July 1, 2016, that violates the United States Constitution or the Mississippi Constitution of 1890 shall be enforced or ordered to be enforced by any official, agent or employee of this  state or a political subdivision thereof.

A bill introduced for the 2018 session would build on this foundation and prohibit specific state cooperation with enforcement of future federal gun control laws.

Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellisville) introduced Senate Bill 2732 (SB2732) on Jan. 15. The legislation would …

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