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(Matt Demlein, News Radio WRVA)
July 09, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - "Irresponsible" or "Election Year Stunt." Those two phrases were the responses following today's short Special Session of the General Assembly, called in the wake of the Virginia Beach massacre that killed 12 people in a city office building. Republicans, after...
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July 09, 2019 - 2:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam today issued the following statement after the House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia adjourned until November 18 without taking any votes on proposed gun safety legislation. “I called legislators back to Richmond for this special...
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July 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's special session on gun violence got off to a chaotic start on Tuesday, with the Senate Majority Leader averting a mutiny in the Republican caucus by publicly disavowing a gun-control bill he'd proposed only the day...
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July 09, 2019 - 11:58 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor led gun-control supporters in chants of "Enough is Enough!" outside the Capitol Tuesday after summoning legislators to debate and vote on new gun laws. Gov. Ralph Northam ordered lawmakers back for a...
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Jeff Katz
June 18, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Democrat presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell (D-CT) revealed in a speech Monday his desire to ban the individual ownership of more than 200 rounds of any given caliber of ammunition. He shared this plan to 18 people (no really, it was actually 18 people ) who attended his speech near NRA...
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June 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Richmond Mayor...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 13, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D), Attorney General Mark Herring (D), and Democrats are planning a push for gun reform ahead of the General Assembly Special Session July 9th. Northam called the special session after the May 31st Virginia Beach massacre, in which a...
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Jeff Katz
June 10, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Armed guards, safety assessments and now even a "Tactical Rabbi" to train volunteers on the use of weapons is the new norm today at synagogues in the United States facing a growing amount of anti-Semitic attacks. Raziel Cohen, a Los Angeles rabbi dubbed the "Tactical Rabbi," carries a 9mm pistol on...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of...
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Jeff Katz
May 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Democrat presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is making clear his proposed “assault weapons” ban would explicitly prohibit current possession of commonly owned semiautomatic rifles. Swalwell tweeted this on Monday: There are 15 million assault weapons in America. A ban on future sales does...
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