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BREAKING: Mississippi Judge Permanently Blocks Open Carry Law From Taking Effect
GunsSaveLives ^ | 7/13/13 | ??

Posted on 07/13/2013 12:32:38 PM PDT by blueyon

Earlier this month we reported on the Mississippi judge, Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Winston Kidd, who issued an injunction blocking the new open carry law there from taking effect.

The judge says the law is too vague to be constitutional.

The judge originally scheduled a hearing to discuss the law and the injunction for Monday, July 7.

Yesterday, the judge made the injunction permanent. This means the bill is blocked from becoming law barring intervention by a higher court.

Previously, the Mississippi Supreme Court declined to rule on the injunction, saying they didn’t have the power to stop the injunction prior to the hearing. It is unclear what action the Supreme Court can and will take now.

(Excerpt) Read more at gunssavelives.net ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: agenda; banglist; corruption; elections; govtabuse; guncontrol; obama; secondamendment; tyranny
This seems to be a common occurrence now a days. Judges do not like a law, they ban it. I thought they were there to uphold the laws, silly me.
1 posted on 07/13/2013 12:32:38 PM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon
The judge says the law is too vague to be constitutional.

Can't make this stuff up.

2 posted on 07/13/2013 12:33:45 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: blueyon

Most if not all of these a##wipes no nothing aobut the constitution


3 posted on 07/13/2013 12:35:49 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: blueyon

>>The judge says the law is too vague to be constitutional.

In a free country, you block a law because it is too vague to be constitutional to prevent the government from taking something away from citizens!

In the ObamaNation, “too vague” means that the people cannot have a right restored even if it has been passed by proper legistlative action.

We are no longer free people.


4 posted on 07/13/2013 12:37:23 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: blueyon

No longer do referendum or legislatures create laws. Executive orders and judges are now the law-makers.


5 posted on 07/13/2013 12:38:04 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: workerbee
The judge says the law is too vague to be constitutional.

"Vague" laws are what made America great before all these black robed tyrants came along. These clowns now have power that the Founding Fathers never intended for them to have. Before we can save this country, the judicial branch is going to have to be put back in its place. Three equal branches. The Constitution never intended for the judicial branch to have the power to trump the other two.

6 posted on 07/13/2013 12:39:02 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If America is a nation of immigrants, where's my free stuff?)
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To: workerbee

“.....the right of the people to keep and bear CONCEALED arms shall not be infringed”

There. Fixed it! /sarcasm;)


7 posted on 07/13/2013 12:39:55 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: blueyon

Too vague to be constitutional? Apparently judges can be as vague as they want, however.


8 posted on 07/13/2013 12:40:32 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

It would be nice if a judge could be ruled unconstitutional...


9 posted on 07/13/2013 12:44:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: blueyon
Mississippi circuit judges are, I believe, elected officials.

I would say that this judge is ready to move on with an offer of employment elsewhere..

The people in Mississippi will not put up with a judge like this for long.

If my speculation is incorrect, I am confident somebody from Miss. will set me straight.

10 posted on 07/13/2013 12:45:18 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yeah, where in the constitution does it say a law cannot be vague? What part of the constitution is this judge referring to? It’s a B.S. excuse, anyway. How do you make an absolute determination that something is “vague”? It’s a contradiction.


11 posted on 07/13/2013 12:50:43 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: workerbee

Here’s the reason. Need i say more?

http://www.co.hinds.ms.us/pgs/Circuit/kidd.asp


12 posted on 07/13/2013 12:51:07 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Generally, this kind of ruling seems to happen when a government gets overeager and uses sloppy language in a law as a cloak for choosing arbitrarily who is going to get busted. I am not a full time civics watcher by any means but I never heard a law that was meant to restore a usurped right get knocked down for this. Looks like the devil went down to Mississippi.


13 posted on 07/13/2013 12:56:19 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: jsanders2001

#12

I looked at your link, realized it was a link to a profile type page and thought to myself,”I bet he’s...”

‘click’

Yep. There you go.
And I really wasn’t even thinking about it while reading the excerpt.


14 posted on 07/13/2013 12:56:44 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: blueyon

Impeach and remove. Like Gingrich said: a half a dozen scalps ought to show them.


15 posted on 07/13/2013 1:01:21 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (The Lefties can drink Kool-Aid; I will drink Tea.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The states AG, jim hood, democrat, is behind this. It will now go to State Supreme Court and be overturned.


16 posted on 07/13/2013 1:18:25 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: B.O. Plenty

He’s safe in his district, he could be caught in bed with a live boy or dead girl and it wouldn’t matter.


17 posted on 07/13/2013 1:20:07 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: jsanders2001

Former Treasurer and VP of Jackson naacp

Just another Affirmative Action Jackson . . of Jackson

The politics of racist tyranny


18 posted on 07/13/2013 1:20:16 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: blueyon
Gee, I wonder if this judge is a scumbag Democrat?


19 posted on 07/13/2013 1:21:53 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: duffee

He’s safe in his district, he could be caught in bed with a live boy or dead girl and it wouldn’t matter.
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And perhaps even a dead boy in this case.


20 posted on 07/13/2013 1:22:17 PM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: blueyon

Let the legislature and Governor veto the judge, and refuse to obey his decision on the grounds that it is too stupid.


21 posted on 07/13/2013 1:23:43 PM PDT by pallis
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To: blueyon
Let me try to understand this ... For some reason, legislators in Mississippi found it necessary to pass a law allowing citizens to do something the Constitution already allowed. Then a judge ruled that the law echoing the Constitution was unconstitutional.

Does that about cover it?

22 posted on 07/13/2013 1:35:55 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: jsanders2001

Let me guess....... If Obama had a son it would look like this judge ...........
Yep.


23 posted on 07/13/2013 1:36:13 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: blueyon
According to the biography that appears on the official Hinds County website 1) he graduated from a fourth rate law school...something like the Mrs Smith's Storm Door And Law School Company and 2) his two kids are named “Winston Jamal” and “Jacob Jabari”.
24 posted on 07/13/2013 1:45:23 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Lancey Howard

He looks retarded.


25 posted on 07/13/2013 1:50:19 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: IronJack

“Let me try to understand this ... For some reason, legislators in Mississippi found it necessary to pass a law allowing citizens to do something the Constitution already allowed. Then a judge ruled that the law echoing the Constitution was unconstitutional.

Does that about cover it? “

YEAP that does........


26 posted on 07/13/2013 1:56:27 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: duffee
At least He gets his Street Cred!

with the 'RATS!

27 posted on 07/13/2013 2:08:12 PM PDT by jaz.357 (Contrary To Ordinary)
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To: blueyon

Known: Democrat and Judicial activism at its worst!

Probable:Product of affirmative action.


28 posted on 07/13/2013 2:20:26 PM PDT by doc
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To: Lancey Howard

Mmmmmmmm, Mmmmmmm, Mmmmmm!


29 posted on 07/13/2013 2:20:58 PM PDT by Lockbar (The guy that fires the last bullet gets to write the history books,)
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To: blueyon

Do it anyway.

A judge only has as much power as a person gives him, or her, or it.

Give them none.

They are not in charge, we are.


30 posted on 07/13/2013 2:23:49 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: blueyon
From what I understand the new law passed simply clarifies an old law that is already on the books. Law enforcement could interpret a gun lying in full view on your dashboard as violating the old law that outlaws concealed carry without a permit because the half of the gun that is not visible is “concealed” from the officers view. Under the old law, one could hold a gun upside down by the trigger guard using a pencil and the part “concealed” by the pencil violates the statute. This is just a bunch of idiots in the city/county government of Jackson/Hinds Co. trying to control everyone in the state. The new mayor and former Republic of New Africa leader, Chokwe Lumumba, is also behind this.
31 posted on 07/13/2013 2:24:04 PM PDT by Malichi (!)
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To: blueyon

Sounds like a good place for an Andrew Jackson moment, “Judge Winston Kidd has made his decision; now let him enforce it!” ;-)


32 posted on 07/13/2013 2:31:00 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: blueyon

in most states that have faux homosexual marriage, a judge/judges legislated from the bench to bring it about, usually against the will of the people in those states.


33 posted on 07/13/2013 2:38:53 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: blueyon

Is this judge elected or appointed? I can see those appointed making their own special little laws on the fly but those who are elected are likely to get the boot next time around.


34 posted on 07/13/2013 2:43:28 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: blueyon

A semi-literate, affirmative action “judge” wields more power than the entire Mississippi State legislature. Only in today’s world can a moron who holds his position simply due to melanin content rule that the Constitution is unconstitutional.


35 posted on 07/13/2013 3:05:10 PM PDT by 762X51
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To: blueyon

Who didn’t see this coming? “Judge” Kidd is one of Holder’s Peeps, and a Democrat.


36 posted on 07/13/2013 3:07:58 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

So let’s see . . . the law abiding citizen cannot “open carry” while the criminal element may and WILL “carry concealed”. This whole Country is bass akwards.


37 posted on 07/13/2013 3:10:17 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: blueyon

Winston Kidd, enemy of the state, search and destroy!


38 posted on 07/13/2013 3:12:01 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: B.O. Plenty

He is a judge of color in Jackson where they have been working on ethnic cleansing of crackers for some years.


39 posted on 07/13/2013 3:21:20 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: workerbee

Vague? Like our TAX CODE, judge?

How vague is ‘shall not be infringed’ to begin with?


40 posted on 07/13/2013 4:48:34 PM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: IronJack
For some reason, legislators in Mississippi found it necessary to pass a law allowing citizens to do something the Constitution already allowed.

"For some reason..."? Absolutely!

More than a decade ago the State Supreme Court ruled that a gun in a holster was partially concealed therefore it was a 'concealed' weapon.

They went so far as to say that if a person tied a string around a trigger guard, then the point of contact of the string and the trigger guard was 'concealed' therefore THAT was a concealed weapon!

Take a look at the pics of the major players that are opposing this.

41 posted on 07/13/2013 10:37:17 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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