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Judge Kidd issues permanent injunction against Open Carry Law

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Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd has issued a permanent injunction keeping the Open Carry Law from going into effect. In his order, Judge Kidd called House Bill 2 "unconstitutionally vague and shall not take effect until such time as the Mississippi Legislature reviews, amends or clarifies House Bill 2 to accomplish its intended purpose.

Earlier this week, Judge Kidd extended his temporary restraining order, keeping the Open Carry Law from going into effect, until Friday, adding that he would rule on a permanent injunction on Friday or before.

Judge Kidd extended his order after hearing arguments on House Bill 2 Monday afternoon.

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