Mississippi Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for Mississippi Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact Mississippi gun owners are subject to frequent change at the local, state, and federal level so it's wise to consult an attorney or your local law enforcement agency before making any final firearms-related decisions. Our official policy on shipping ammo to Mississippi can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

Mississippi State Constitution

"The right of every citizen to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person, or property, or in aid of the civil power when thereto legally summoned, shall not be called in question, but the legislature may regulate or forbid carrying concealed weapons."

Other provisions relating to the power of the people over government:

"All political power is vested in, and derived from, the people; all government of right originates with the people, is founded upon their will only, and is instituted solely for the good of the whole."

"The people of this state have the inherent, sole, and exclusive right to regulate the internal government and police thereof, and to alter and abolish their constitution and form of government whenever they deem it necessary to their safety and happiness; provided, such change be not repugnant to the constitution of the United States."

"The right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government on any subject shall never be impaired."

Mississippi Gun Laws

Mississippi Gun Laws Overview (Source: NRA-ILA)
Mississippi Concealed Carry (CCW) Overview (Source: HandgunLaw.us)
Mississippi Firearm Permit Division (Source: Mississippi Department of Public Safety)
Mississippi Firearm Permits FAQs (Source: Mississippi Department of Public Safety)

Mississippi Hunting Rules & Regulations

Mississippi Wildlife & Hunting (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
Mississippi Hunting Rules & Regulations (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
Mississippi Hutning License (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
Mississippi Hunting and Fishing License Online Customer Portal (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
Mississippi Hunter Education (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)

Mississippi Shooting Ranges

MDWFP McHenry Shooting Range (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
MDWFP McIvor Shooting Range (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
MDWFP Turcotte Shooting Range (Source: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's WhereToShoot.org)
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NRA.org)
All Shooting Ranges (Source: RangeListings.com)

Mississippi Competitive Shooting Clubs & Matches

IDPA Clubs (Source: IDPA.com)
IDPA Matches (Source: IDPA.com)
USPSA Clubs (Source: USPSA.org)
USPSA Matches (Source: USPSA.org)
USA Shooting Clubs (Source: USAShooting.org)
USA Shooting Matches (Source: USAShooting.org)
4-H Shooting Sports State Contacts (Source: 4-HShootingSports.org)

Mississippi NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

Mississippi State Firearm & Hunting Associations

Mississippi Gun Shows and FFLs

Mississippi Gun & Knife Shows (Source: GunShows-USA.com)
Mississippi Gun Shows (Source: GunShowTrader.com)
Mississippi FFL Holders (Source: FFLGunDealers.net)
NICS Firearm Checks by State (Source: FBI.gov)
Mississippi Mental Health Records Submitted to NICS (Source: FixNICS.org)

Mississippi's Yearly Ranking in "Best Gun-Friendly States" by Guns & Ammo Magazine

Mississippi Elected Public Officials

Congressional (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Gubernatorial (Source: VoteSmart.org)
State Legislature (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Statewide Officials (Source: VoteSmart.org)
NRA's Ranking of Mississippi Public Officials (Source: NRA-PVF.org)

Mississippi Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

Gun and Ammo Laws by State

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