ILA | Lawsuit Filed Against Jackson Mayor’s Illegal Open Carry Gun Ban

Gun News

City Council Unanimously Opposes Mayor’s Order

The Mississippi Justice Institute, a non-profit constitutional litigation center, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of pro-Second Amendment State Rep. Dana Criswell (R-Mount Olive) against Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s executive order prohibiting the open carry of firearms in the city.  This legal action, filed in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Mississippi, challenges both the constitutionality and legality of the mayor’s open carry ban.  Your NRA-ILA reported earlier this week that the mayor’s actions violate both the Mississippi Constitution’s right to keep and bear arms provision and the state firearms preemption law.  As this goes to press, the judge in the case had called for an emergency hearing to take place today!

Even the Jackson City Council last night voted unanimously in favor of a resolution opposing the mayor’s executive order, citing concerns that he did not seek input of the Council prior to announcing the ban, that he likely overstepped his legal authority as mayor, and that he unnecessarily and unwisely involved the city in litigation, wasting taxpayer dollars.

Mayor Lumumba’s open carry ban is set to expire on April 30, but it is possible that he could attempt to continue this political charade and extend his order.  

NRA-ILA will report to you on how the situation in Jackson evolves.

Source link

Articles You May Like

Fox News Guest’s Oblivious Observation About Nashville Shooting Goes Viral
EDITORIAL: Shots fired, again
Federal Court Shoots Down Gun Lobby’s Challenge to Assault Weapon Ban | Latest News
North Carolina ends pistol permit system
What we know about the Nashville primary school shooting and how it unfolded


  1. 71957 499730Maximize your by how a large amount of gear are employed internationally and will often impart numerous memory employing that your is also fighting that can be a result from our team rrnside the twenty initial centuries. day-to-day deal livingsocial discount baltimore washington 561017

  2. 685269 233940We clean up on completion. This might sound obvious but not a lot of a plumber in Sydney does. We wear uniforms and always treat your home or workplace with respect. 160884

  3. 993204 95226Im not that a lot of a internet reader to be honest but your websites truly nice, keep it up! Ill go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later. All the finest 226367

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *