Transporting Firearms in Mississippi
The laws governing the legal use, storage and carrying of firearms are constantly changing. Below are the applicable laws in the State of Mississippi as of 4/02/2013. The below information is designed to be a guide and not the final word. If you have specific questions, please refer to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
Mississippi Law Sec. 97-37-1 (2) It shall not be a violation of this section for any person over the age of eighteen (18) to carry a firearm or deadly weapon concealed in whole or in part within the confines of his own home or his place of business, or any real property associated with his home or business or within any motor vehicle.
It shall not be a violation of this section for any person to carry a firearm or deadly weapon concealed in whole or in part if the possessor of the weapon is then engaged in a legitimate weapon-related sports activity or is going to or returning from such activity. For purposes of this subsection, "legitimate weapon-related sports activity" means hunting, fishing, target shooting or any other legal sports activity which normally involves the use of a firearm or other weapon.