NRA-FRIENDLY LAWMAKERS IN VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY KILLING GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION THROUGH BACKROOM DEALING -
Richmond, VA−Less than two weeks into the General Assembly session, Republican lawmakers have resorted to backroom dealing in order to kill a package of gun safety bills in an effort to avoid attracting attention from the media and public.
Richmond, VA−This afternoon, the Virginia Senate defeated legislation, SB 1132, which would have allowed individuals with concealed handgun permits to carry loaded firearms on school property outside of regular school hours.
Richmond, VA−Despite riveting testimony from Lisette Johnson—who was shot five times by her abusive husband in Chesterfield County—and others personally affected by gun violence, the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 voted down HB 2085 this evening.
Washington, DC−A reporter who has made a career out of publicly attacking the District of Columbia’s democratically enacted gun laws has no business serving as a “chief investigative reporter” covering the city’s affairs.
Richmond, VA−Today at 4:00PM, the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 will take up several important pieces of legislation that would enhance public safety in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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