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MS Legislation Update, Litigation, Enemies, Obit

MS Legislation Update, Litigation, Enemies, Obit

February 15, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman

MS Legislation update.

Apologies to list members not in Mississippi.

I missed a few bills in my previous reports, probably due to their not being posted on the legislature’s website at the time I compiled my report. Here’s my latest status report. Still not guaranteed to be complete, or even completely accurate. The next deadline is March 5 for committee action on general bills and constitutional amendments originating in OTHER House.

You can read the bills and keep up with their status at https://www.legislature.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx — Go to Legislation. See All Measures (Not Dead).

HB 21
Rep. Shirley
Passed Jud B, Passed full House

Makes the murder of a utility worker a capital offense.

HB 390
Rep. Bounds
Passed Jud B, Passed full House

Clarifies that “qualified retired law enforcement officers” mentioned in the church security law may be members of an armed church security program, and are eligible for the civil immunity provided under the law. 

HB 397
Rep. Scoggin
Passed Jud A, Passed full House Continue Reading

Litigation, Fed Judiciary, CWD Cure

Litigation, Fed Judiciary, CWD Cure

February 8, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman 2019 Tactical Games This month in Meridian, MS Litigation Pro-Second Amendment ruling in US District Court in PA (more details here). Note that one of the litigating attorneys, Adam Krout, is a recommended candidate for NRA Board of Directors in the current election. The US Ninth Circuit Court… Continue Reading

Nominees, Red Flags, Only Ones, MS Courthouse

Nominees, Red Flags, Only Ones, MS Courthouse

February 1, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman We see the Left’s complaints that the government “shutdown” cost some $11 billion and whining that $3 billion of it cannot be recouped. But when the government’s open it spent $4.11 trillion (2018 annual), which equates to almost $400 billion over a 35 day average. Maybe we should… Continue Reading

Feds, Bad AG Nomination, Miss., NRA, Attacks, Products

Feds, Bad AG Nomination, Miss., NRA, Attacks, Products

January 18, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman Federal legislation Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is the new chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee. Our report indicates that Waters and her party are going to pressure financial institutions to severely curtail and even terminate their relationships with firearm manufacturers, licensed gun retailers, and law-abiding citizens exercising… Continue Reading

MS News, SCOTUS, Departments, FL Update, Enemies

MS News, SCOTUS, Departments, FL Update, Enemies

January 11, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman Mississippi News Mississippi hunting areas closed due to MS River flooding. The MS Legislature in now in session; Lord help us. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn (R) has appointed Democrat Representative Angela Cockerham to Chair the House Judiciary B Committee this year. Chairman Cockerham replaces very pro-gun… Continue Reading

IL,TX,FL, Litigation, Quotes

IL,TX,FL, Litigation, Quotes

January 4, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has officially announced his candidacy for governor in this year’s election, saying he’s committed to making Mississippi the safest place for unborn children and protecting Mississippians’ Second Amendment Rights. The primary is Aug. 6, 2019, the primary runoff is Aug. 27, and the… Continue Reading

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