Praise the Lord and pass the ammo.
Anti-gun groups who have been campaigning in Mississippi against HB786, aka the “Mississippi Church Protection Act”, are furious after the state Senate held a vote on the bill Tuesday.
The bill, which would allow for armed security in places of worship, all concealed carry without a permit (constitutional carry), and seeks to nullify some federal gun laws, passed by a vote of 36-14.
The bill is an amended version of the original so must now go back to the House for another vote.
Do you remember watching a video like this last year?
According to the local Clarion Ledger:
The bill would allow churches to create security programs and designate and train members to carry concealed weapons. It would provide criminal and legal protections to those serving as church security.
The bill also would allow concealed carry in a holster without a permit in Mississippi, expanding a measure passed last year that allowed concealed carry without a permit in a purse, satchel or briefcase, and another recent law that allows open carry in public.
The bill also seeks to prohibit Mississippi officials from enforcing any federal agency regulations or executive orders that would violate the state constitution — an attempt to federal gun restrictions not passed by Congress.
Now how many gun owners are going to be angry at this? None! I approve of this measure, and I hope many more law-making bodies around the nation take up this decision for their states. Nothing beats a criminal more if there is equal footing.
Liberals prey on the weak, they always have. Take away the capacity for Americans to have weapons to protect themselves and you have a weakened enemy you can attack anytime you wish to impose their will.
What the Mississippi Senate did was act on behalf of their voters and served their best interests, and that’s the way it’s supposed to be done.
H/T – Clarion Ledger
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