#7for7: In a word, Guns.


This weeks seven top posts are all about the ongoing back and forth over Hinds County Judge Winston Kidd's ruling to halt enforcement of Mississippi's concealed carry law, HB2. The reaction from conservative lawmakers was as similar in message as it was swift. Off the record many conservatives had a simple question: Who the hell … Continue reading #7for7: In a word, Guns.

Pender: Permit or not, totin’ a gun OK.


I’ll say it again: House Bill 2, signed into law by the governor, allows a Mississippian, with or without a permit, to strap on a pistol and stroll about in public. That fact appears to now be dawning on some folks, including law enforcement and even some lawmakers who passed the bill, which becomes law … Continue reading Pender: Permit or not, totin’ a gun OK.

Plunkett: Mississippi House Democrat Myers suggests allowing teachers to carry guns may make them snap.


BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett I had to read the quote a few times to be sure I hadn’t misread. My normal early morning news read usually happens between 5:00AM and 6:30AM, so maybe the caffeine had not yet kicked in. Maybe there was a bit of sleepy still in my eyes. Nope. There it … Continue reading Plunkett: Mississippi House Democrat Myers suggests allowing teachers to carry guns may make them snap.

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


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

You go, Granny! Gun-toting grandmother says alleged robbers messed with wrong person


Gigl was loading groceries into the back of her vehicle when one of the suspects came up from behind and started trying to wrestle Gigl’s purse from her hand. In a matter of seconds, she said, she had her gun out and was poised and ready to do what she had to do to protect … Continue reading You go, Granny! Gun-toting grandmother says alleged robbers messed with wrong person

Lee Co. Supervisors disapprove new state gun law


- WTVA.com: http://www.wtva.com/news/local/story/Lee-Co-Supervisors-d....cspx TUPELO, Miss (WTVA) The Lee County Board of Supervisors voted to send a letter to the state legislature voicing its disapproval of a law passed in July. It allows permitted handguns in public places like courthouses. Lee County deputies already use high-tech scanners to check visitors each day at the Lee County … Continue reading Lee Co. Supervisors disapprove new state gun law