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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.


HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SEEK TO STOP COMMERCE RULE CURTAILING U.S. FIREARMS EXPORTS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SEEK TO STOP COMMERCE RULE CURTAILING U.S. FIREARMS EXPORTS

Senators Warn Rule Will Hurt U.S. Economy, Open Door for Illicit Arms Dealers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with 22 colleagues, today called on Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to withdraw an interim final rule that will severely restrict the ability of American firearm, ammunition, and related component manufacturers to obtain a license to export their products for sale to...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BIDEN STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BIDEN STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in response to the State of the Union address delivered by President Biden:

“President Biden’s attempt to sell us a rosy picture of the state of our union will not work because the American people are not fooled by the President’s blame shifting on high prices, crime, or border security.  We know that President Biden’s leadership and policies...

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS BRIEF TO DEFEND GUN OWNERS FROM ATF ASSAULT ON BUMP STOCKS

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS BRIEF TO DEFEND GUN OWNERS FROM ATF ASSAULT ON BUMP STOCKS

Miss. Senator, Colleagues File Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Lift Bump Stock Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and others in filing an amici curiae brief that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Biden administration’s assault on the Second Amendment rights of gun owners.

The brief, filed in the case Garland v. Cargill...

HYDE-SMITH, GUEST SIGN AMICUS BRIEF DEFENDING FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF GUN GROUPS

HYDE-SMITH, GUEST SIGN AMICUS BRIEF DEFENDING FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF GUN GROUPS

Miss. Lawmakers, Others Argue for Supreme Court to Protect Rights, Rein in New York Regulatory Abuse Targeting Advocacy Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.) have signed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in NRA v. Vullo, a case that pits the First Amendment rights of gun groups against hostile government regulators.

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Barrasso, Lummis Join Bill to Hold the ATF Accountable

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Barrasso, Lummis Join Bill to Hold the ATF Accountable

January 2, 2024

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and their Republican colleagues in reintroducing the ATF Accountability Act of 2023 to provide transparency...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HOLD ATF ACCOUNTABLE, GIVE GUN OWNERS & MANUFACTURERS MORE CERTAINTY

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HOLD ATF ACCOUNTABLE, GIVE GUN OWNERS & MANUFACTURERS MORE CERTAINTY

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.) in introducing legislation to combat a secretive classification review process used by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in determining whether a particular firearm should be regulated by the National Firearms Act.

The ATF Accountability Act (S.3529) would provide...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEMAND ANSWERS OVER BIDEN’S UNPRECEDENTED PAUSE OF FIREARMS EXPORT LICENSES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEMAND ANSWERS OVER BIDEN’S UNPRECEDENTED PAUSE OF FIREARMS EXPORT LICENSES

46 Senators Say Consequences of Export Pause are Costly, Benefit Illicit Arms Markets 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among 46 Republican Senators demanding answers regarding a 90-day pause imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on the issuance of export licenses for firearms, ammunition, and certain accessories to most overseas...