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Clarion Ledger - Statute clarifies that open carry is legal in Mississippi

MSRebel54

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They got all perturbed and said "the only reason anyone would OC is to intimidate and scare people"
Yeah, a lot of them think that their openly displayed firearm is there to "intimidate and scare people", so that's the only reason they can think of as to why anyone would do it.

anyway, they were very unhappy about it an said OC is only legal in a few states
With the addition of Arkansas in August, that would bring the number of states where OC is legal (by some means) to 45. So by their reckoning, 45 out of 50 constitutes "a few". But of course these guys probably aren't familiar with all 57 states.

i was down in southaven
I've heard a lot of good OC stories from Southaven as well, just to give equal time to the other side of the story.
 

Kopis

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yeah, i dont go down there that much mainly because they still allow smoking in restaurants but if OC became legal I'd definitely visit more often. I just saw the four cops and decided to ask them. i was CCing at the time.
 

Eeyore

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on the move
With the addition of Arkansas in August, that would bring the number of states where OC is legal (by some means) to 45. So by their reckoning, 45 out of 50 constitutes "a few". But of course these guys probably aren't familiar with all 57 states.
Gradiates of Mississippi skools ain't so gud with figgers.
 

southernredneck1

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Is It Still Legal?

I have read that a judge in Hinds County permanently blocked the OC law going into effect. It seems to me that being a county court judge, he can only apply that to Hinds County, not the hole state. Can I get some clarification?
 

MyGlockisaRedneck0

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Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA
Disagreement!

Event that order is subject to disagreement. Some county sheriffs have stated that the law applies ONLY to Hinds County and not their county. Even the A-G says that since the courts are structured for state wide laws to be challenged in Hind County court, then any Hinds County court order "could" have state wide meaning. But, he did not give a final answer!!!!!!

I will just wait and see what the Supreme Court says. Meanwhile, I can CC and go on about my business.
 
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