Mississippi Disagrees in Defining Open-Carry Law

Mississippi is experiencing a legal debate over defining a new…

Mississippi is experiencing a legal debate over defining a new open-carry law.

Earlier this year, Gov. Phil Bryant signed an amended law that said that gun owners didn’t need a permit to carry a gun in a holster or carrying case, as long as the gun was at least partially visible.

Circuit Court Judge Winston Kidd blocked the law, which was supposed to go into effect in July, on the grounds that the law was  “unconstitutionally vague.”  Gov. Bryant, however,  said the law clarified a long-standing state law about what a concealed weapon is.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

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