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Posted 11 months ago in gun rights by Josh Crank  
Mississippi Upholds Open Carry Firearm Law

The Mississippi Supreme Court upheld the state’s new open carry firearm statute, allowing the law to go into effect two months after a judge blocked it for being “unconstitutionally vague.” The new law, originally slated to go into effect July 1, defines what constitutes a concealed firearm and affirms the right of gun owners to openly carry a gun without a permit. The law was drafted in response to a 2012 opinion issued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, who …

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Posted 1 year ago in gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Private Militia Patrols Public Land in Wisc. Northwoods

Private guards carrying what appear to be fully automatic assault weapons were spotted on public-access land in Wisconsin’s Northwoods recently, there to guard an iron ore mine drilling site from protestors. The Gogebic Taconite company has been exploring the Penokee Hills in Ashland and Iron counties to blast open a massive iron mine, taking advantage of laws passed this year in Wisconsin which rolled back environmental regulations. The land in question is private property that is managed as a public …

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Posted 1 year ago in gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Judge Blocks Mississippi Open Carry Law Indefinitely

A Mississippi judge today declared that the state’s new open carry law is unconstitutionally vague and ordered that an injunction against it be extended indefinitely. State officials already announced that they plan to appeal the judge’s decision to the state Supreme Court. The measure, signed into law earlier this year, had been scheduled to go into effect July 1 before Judge Winston Kidd blocked it. Under most interpretations it would allow residents to openly carry firearms in the state without …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Home & The Law Newsletter’

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of the Lawyers.com Criminal Law Newsletter

Job Hunting with a Criminal Record There are 65 million adults in the United States with criminal arrest or conviction records. A criminal record can interfere with your ability to find and keep a job, particularly since 90 percent of U.S. employers perform criminal background checks on their job applicants. Is an old arrest or conviction hurting your job hunting? Find Out More…   Blue States Considering Stricter Gun Bans In the wake of a rash of rampage-style mass shootings, …

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