Tag Archive: virginia

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

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 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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Jul 02

New Virginia Gun Laws Effective 1 July 2013

Yesterday, July 1, the following new gun laws took effect in the Old Dominion: Senate Bill 1335, patroned by state Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26), safeguards the confidentiality of all concealed handgun permit (CHP) holders in Virginia. Senate Bill 1363, patroned by state Senator Jill H. Vogel (R-27), and House Bill 2317, patroned by Delegate Rich Anderson (R-51), are companion bills …

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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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Jul 18

Welcome to the VGOF Blog

Welcome to VGOF!  We have a forum that has been online since March 2009 and we have more than 4,000 current members discussing firearms, laws, legislation, and other topics of interest to anyone who owns a firearm in Virginia. This blog will be a place where important announcements are posted including giveaways, important legislative news …

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