Posts Tagged ‘arms’

Civil rights group rallies against bill to arm teachers

JACKSON — Civil rights groups said yesterday that a bill that would provide funding for officers to police schools or arm teachers would ultimately make Mississippi schools more dangerous. Several groups and lawmakers gathered yesterday on the steps of the Mississippi Department of Education building to protest the bill. They included representatives of the American […] [...]

Bryant: Resist any presidential order that restricts gun rights

by Associated Press Published: January 16,2013

Tags: arms, death, executive, federal government, governor, gun, gun rights, shooter, shooting, state government, violence

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant said today that he wants the state to resist any presidential order that might restrict gun rights. Republican Bryant said he was acting in anticipation of Democratic President Barack Obama issuing executive orders aimed at banning military-style assault weapons, high-capacity ammunition clips. “I am asking that you immediately pass legislation […] [...]

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