Category Archive: Guns and Politics

Jan 28

VA Gov McAuliffe reverses cancellation of CHP reciprocity agreements

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to announce Friday that Virginia will restore handgun reciprocity agreements with nearly all states, in a stunning reversal of a firearms policy that had angered Republicans and gun rights advocates across the nation. The about-face is part of a deal that McAuliffe (D) struck with Republican leaders one month …

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Dec 23

VCDL 2016 Lobby Day – Virginia General Assembly – 18 Januray 2016

From the VCDL Lobby Day event page on facebook: WHAT IS “VCDL LOBBY DAY”? This is the day when hundreds and hundreds of gun owners come to the General Assembly building in Richmond (1000 Bank St Richmond, VA 23219) to meet with the Virginia Legislature (our Senators and Delegates). We form small groups around 0830 …

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Dec 23

Virginia Handgun Permit Reciprocity – VA State Police

Here is the new page on the Virginia State Police (VSP) website which outlines details relating to the recent action by Attorney General Mark Herring (D) to remove reciprocity agreements with 25 of the 30 states which currently have an agreement in place.   Reciprocity and Recognition ***** NOTICE**** Legal review conducted in 2015 pursuant …

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Dec 14

VCDL 2015 Lobby Day is 19 January in Richmond

VCDL 2015 Lobby Day is January 19th Protect Your Gun Rights! VCDL Lobby Day 2015 Join us in Richmond on Monday, January 19! If you are a gun owner, plan on attending the Virginia Citizens Defense League’s Lobby Day 2015. Lobby Day is a day when gun owners speak with one loud voice to the …

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Dec 14

VA Governor McAuliffe (D) to push for package of new gun restrictions

By Jenna Portnoy The Washington Post © December 14, 2014 RICHMOND Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday will call for a package of gun restrictions, including a renewal of the state’s one-a-month limit on handgun purchases and a requirement that private vendors at gun shows perform background checks. McAuliffe will also propose keeping guns away from …

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Jul 28

DC Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

The Decision – Court Orders DC Gun Ban Unconstitutional Read the actual decision handed down by Senior US Circuit Court Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.  Also posted are the text of the two ordinances imposed upon DC residents by the City Council.  Parts of these ordinances were nullified by the court order. Read and comment …

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Jan 02

MAGPUL relocating to Wyoming and Texas after Colorado went crazy

We all know about the craziness in Colorado last year – banning “High capacity” magazines and the like. MAGPUL manufactures magazines that are now illegal to own in Colorado, and as they promised before the legislation was rammed through, they are relocating out of the state that apparently doesn;t want them there. Here is a …

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Dec 23

Beretta firearms marks Virginia off list because of McAuliffe election

Beretta has eliminated Virginia from its short list of states to move its company because anti-gun Democrat Terry McAuliffe was elected governor. The firearms manufacturer made the decision to scratch Virginia off the list after the McAuliffe campaign fixated on restricting gun owners’ rights after receiving over $1 million in campaign donations from order valium …

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Oct 28

VGOF endorses Ken Cuccinelli for Virginia Governor

VGOF recognizes the dire importance of this year’s governor’s race in Virginia. Millions of dollars have been spent on ad campaigns for Terry McAuliffe (Terry McAwful!) by outside hate groups in an effort to defeat Ken Cuccinelli for the Virginia Governorship.  McAuliffe has the backing of long-time gun-haters including Michael Bloomberg, Bill Clinton, and others.  …

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Jun 10

Virginia Republicans requesting Concealed Handgun Permit holders’ private data

The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) has sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to county circuit clerks across the Commonwealth asking to obtain information about Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders before the data is sealed on July 1. State Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Virginia) sponsored a bill (SB-1335) to keep these records private, and …

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