Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in Mississippi
Generally Mississippi is pro gun.
As of April 18,2015.
Can I carry a hand gun openly?
in Mississippi open carry is allowed without permit.
Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
A permit is not required to purchase a hand gun.
Is a license required to carry a concealed weapon?
Yes, they are granted on a "Within 45 days Shall Issue" basis.
Do I have to register my firearm?
No, not in Mississippi.
Do I need a license to own a gun?
No you do not.
Are assault weapons banned?
In Mississippi assualt weapons are not restricted.
What about NFA weapons?
They are not restricted, but you must comply with federal law.
Before buying a gun check with your lawyer for the latest information and
a strong dose of common sense concerning “Stand Your Ground“ laws.
Remember, a child can never be trusted alone with a gun.