gun control

LOCAL GUN SALES IMPACT ON BIDEN GUN CONTROL

After President Biden's press conference this morning on gun control, dad's super pawn in Gulfport had an increase in customers buying guns and gun accessories. Customers purchased everything from revolvers to semi-automatic rifles, ammunition, scopes and other gun accessories. Lines…

Ocean Springs Lions Club discusses gun issues

Ocean Springs residents met today to discuss an important topic in today’s society. The Ocean Springs Lions Club held its monthly meeting at Aunt Jenny’s Catfish where they discussed the second amendment and issues like proposed red flag gun laws…

Keeping guns out of the wrong hands

With all the questions left unanswered after this weekend’s fatal mass shooting, the topic of gun control is once again in the crosshairs. While our state is the home to many sportsman and considered gun friendly, there are still many…

Gun Sales Increase

The recent mass shooting in Orlando has triggered debate over laws governing gun sales throughout the country. Avid gun owners stress that it is not the law abiding citizens who need to be controlled. The debate on stricter gun control…

Calling for a Change

As state lawmakers continue to discuss bills regarding gun rights, the Gulfport Police Department is starting a conversation of its own. Police Chief Leonard Papania held a press conference this afternoon to address gun control issues in the community. Just…

Strengthening Background Checks

Officials say the gunman responsible for killing two women and wounding nine people in Lafayette had a history of mental illness, re-opening the conversation about gun laws.