Knife Rights’ Mississippi bill to enact knife law preemption, SB 2383, sponsored by Sen. Mike Seymour, is stalled in committee. The deadline for a hearing is Tuesday!

ACT RIGHT NOW! If you are a Mississippi resident, or work or travel in the state, please use Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to email or call Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann, Senate Judiciary Committee Division A Chair Brice Wiggins and Subcommittee Chair Nicole Boyd to request they hold a hearing on SB 2382 before the deadline Tuesday, January 31, 2023:

Knife Law Preemption is a Knife Rights’ criminal justice reform effort that repeals and prevents local ordinances more restrictive than state law which only serve to confuse or entrap law-abiding citizens traveling within or through the state. Preemption ensures citizens can expect consistent enforcement of state knife laws everywhere within a state.

Knife Rights passed the nation’s first Knife Law Preemption bill in Arizona in 2010 and has since passed preemption bills in Alaska, Georgia, Kansas, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Knife Rights is America’s grassroots knife owners’ organization; leading the fight to Rewrite Knife Law in America™ and forging a Sharper Future for all Americans™. Knife Rights efforts have resulted in 40 bills enacted repealing knife bans in 26 states and over 150 cities and towns since 2010.