JACKSON, Miss. (WALA) - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced this morning that he wants his state to resist any order given by President Obama that would restrict gun rights.
Gov. Bryant has asked legislative leaders to consider a bill, saying that Mississippi Law enforcement officers would not have to enforce any executive order aimed at regulating guns and ammunition.
FOX10 News with Jackson Co. Sheriff Mike Byrd about the Governor's announcement.
Sheriff Byrd said he will back up Gov. Bryant, and has no plans to enforce the executive orders.
Both Byrd and Gov. Bryant said they believe any gun control executive order by President Obama directly infringes on our constitutional right to keep and bare arms
For a breakdown of the 23 executive orders, click here.
Fox10 news reporter Andrew Perez is speaking with local law enforcement about the move and will have more tonight on FOX10 News at 9 p.m.
An arrest has been made in the robbery to the Country Breeze convenience store on Old Pascagoula Road in Grand Bay.
The Fairhope Police Department recently arrested three young men in connection with multiple cases of burglaries in town.
Three people are dead after a shooting near the University of South Alabama Tuesday, December 10. Mobile Police said China Barber, Augustus Bennett, and Robert Sprinkle were the victims of what police call a murder-suicide.
Mobile police have released the names of three shooting victims. Police say the shooting was the result of domestic violence.
Bay Area Food Bank, Christian Food Pantry, and American Flooring and Cabinets join together to feed families in need this Christmas season.
Clear skies and a secondary push of chilly air arrive tonight as a stronger area of high pressure moves in from the central plains.