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New gun permit information bill signed into law

JACKSON — A new Mississippi law says the public no longer has access to records of state-issued permits to carry concealed weapons. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 485 yesterday, and it became law immediately. Legislators pushing the bill said they were responding to a New York newspaper’s decision earlier this year to publish names and addresses of local ...

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Bill passes making gun permit info harder to obtain

JACKSON — A Mississippi Senate committee approved a bill today that would make it difficult to get information on weapon permits, including concealed carry permits. The bill would exclude the permit information from the state public records act. A court order would be required to obtain the data. A representative of Gov. Phil Bryant’s office said that there have been ...

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