Photo of a hunter with a gun and his dogs

Senator Hyde-Smith, who holds an enhanced-carry permit, is a strong advocate for protecting the Constitutional right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms. The Senator has authored and supported federal legislation defending Second Amendment rights and is committed to supporting efforts that would prevent the federal government from infringing upon those rights.


Gun-rights suit from N.Y. gains backing of 25 senators    

The Oneonta (N.Y.) Daily Star

Gun-rights suit from N.Y. gains backing of 25 senators    

By Joe Mahoney, CNHI State Reporter

ALBANY — A major gun-rights challenge originating in upstate New York and headed to the U.S. Supreme Court has drawn the backing of numerous Republican U.S. senators, House...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMBAT ‘SMASH-AND-GRAB’ GUN THEFTS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMBAT ‘SMASH-AND-GRAB’ GUN THEFTS

Hyde-Smith Joins Sen. Graham, Others to Introduce Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today threw her support behind the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Protection Act of 2021, a bill to combat the increase of “smash-and-grab” thefts targeted at federally licensed gun dealers.

Introduced Thursday by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the measure would strengthen...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

"As Americans, Our Respect for the Fourth of July is Rooted Deeply in the Belief that God has Truly Blessed Our Nation,” Senator Says.

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued an Independence Day statement in advance of the July 4 celebration of the nation’s 245th birthday.

“In Mississippi, I am confident that our celebrations will...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMOCRATS’ ELECTION ‘POWER GRAB’ BILL

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMOCRATS’ ELECTION ‘POWER GRAB’ BILL

“S.1 is Anything but Bipartisan, and That is Why the Senate is Right to Block It,” Miss. Senator Says

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Explains Opposition to Democrat Election Reform Scheme.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to stop legislation authorizing a federal takeover of the American election system, deeming it a “blatant Democrat power grab.”

Hyde-Smith and the entire Senate Republican...

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN”

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN'

POTUS Drops Bloated Budget on Memorial Holiday Weekend that Recommends More Money for Almost Everything but Defense, Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the FY2022 budget plan presented to Congress by President Biden on Friday:

“In the first few months of this administration, President Biden and his...

HYDE-SMITH GETS NIH PROMISE NOT TO VIOLATE GUN OWNERSHIP RIGHTS THROUGH RESEARCH

HYDE-SMITH GETS NIH PROMISE NOT TO VIOLATE GUN OWNERSHIP RIGHTS THROUGH RESEARCH

NIH Directors Pledges to be ‘Very Sensitive’ to Data Collection Prohibitions Even as Biden Pushes for Accelerated Research on Gun Violence

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Airs Concerns About NIH Research and Gun Registries.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received a promise from the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that the agency will be “very sensitive” to adhering to a long...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR THE ‘DON’T WEAPONIZE THE IRS ACT’

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR THE ‘DON’T WEAPONIZE THE IRS ACT’

Measure Would Stop IRS Targeting, Protect Individual Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced their support for legislation to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from again being used as a political weapon against conservative non-profit groups.

Wicker and Hyde-Smith are original cosponsors of the Don’t Weaponize the IRS Act (S.1777).  The bill would...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘RESTORING ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT’ & ‘BACK THE BLUE ACT’

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘RESTORING ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT’ & ‘BACK THE BLUE ACT’

ACCA Measure Would Restore Tool for Prosecutors to Go After Violent, Repeat Offenders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of National Police Week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) helped introduce the Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), a measure to improve public safety by reinstating an important tool for prosecutors to be able to seek enhanced penalties against violent, repeat offenders.

The...