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CSGV STATEMENT ON NEW SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION REGULATION -

This morning, President Obama announced a package aimed at reducing gun violence and creating safer communities for all Americans. One proposed regulation would give the Social Security Administration (SSA) authority to prospectively identify individuals who lack the capacity to safely handle firearms and include them in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).


CSGV STATEMENT ON VIRGINIA GOVERNOR SIGNING GUN BILLS INTO LAW -

Today, Governor McAuliffe signed into law three pieces of legislation that make up his gun deal with the National Rifle Association and Republican lawmakers. These new laws include: (1) concealed carry reciprocity agreements with all 49 states, (2) a prohibition on possession of guns for the subjects of permanent protective orders, and (3) presence of Virginia State Police at all Virginia guns shows to perform voluntary background checks.


GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION GROUP APPLAUDS DECOUPLING OF LEGISLATION IN VIRGINIA GUN DEAL -

Richmond, VA—The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence—a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to ensuring freedom from gun violence in America—applauds the removal of enactment clauses from HB1386/SB715 and HB1391/SB49, important pieces of gun violence prevention legislation that were the subject of recent negotiations between the National Rifle Association, Virginia Republicans, and the administration of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.



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