Posts Tagged ‘gun control’

CARTOON: Conceal carry law includes swords

by Published: July 19,2013

Tags: conceal carry, gun control, Mississippi

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April 19, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Published: April 19,2013

Tags: gun control, ricky nobile, Roger Wicker, Tea Party

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Senate blocks expanded gun sale background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) β€” Senate Republicans, backed by rural-state Democrats, blocked legislation Wednesday to tighten restrictions on the sale of firearms, rejecting personal pleas made by families of the victims of last winter’s mass elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Attempts to ban assault-style rifles and high capacity ammunition magazines also faced certain defeat in a […] [...]

Bill passes allowing armed teachers, staff in public schools

JACKSON β€” House members want to steer the school safety debate back toward letting school districts arm teachers and employees. The House voted 70-46 to amend Senate Bill 2659 to allow school districts to decide to allow guns in schools. The Senate bill had included a proposal by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to help schools […] [...]

Gun background checks plummeted last month

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The number of federal background checks for firearm sales declined unexpectedly last month following a surge toward the end of the year as Washington considered new gun control measures. An Associated Press analysis of new FBI data shows the National Instant Criminal Background Check system processed more than 2.78 million checks in […] [...]

State lawmakers file bill to nullify federal law

JACKSON β€” Mississippi defied the union during the Civil War and civil rights era, and at least two lawmakers think it is time to do so again. Republican state Reps. Gary Chism and Jeff Smith, both of Columbus, filed a bill this month to form the Joint Legislative Committee on the Neutralization of Federal Laws. […] [...]

January 25, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Published: January 25,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, gun ban, gun control, gun sales, hunting

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NANCY ANDERSON: Gun culture has got to change in America

I don’t like guns. My father had an old shotgun he kept in the closet, unloaded of course. He was a country boy who never took to hunting, so I had no experience with firearms and the sport surrounding their use. Two husbands, no hunters. When I married Ken, he had a small handgun. He […] [...]

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