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AP News
January 30, 2020 - 11:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in the Virginia House of Delegates are advancing a package of gun-control measures they said are needed to improve public safety. The new Democratic majority in the House voted Wednesday to advance a package of gun measures over vocal opposition from Republicans, who...
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AP News
January 24, 2020 - 2:35 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in the Virginia House are advancing a package of gun-control measures less than a week after tens of thousands of pro-gun advocates from around the country rallied at the state Capitol. But the bills did not include a proposed assault weapon ban, a top priority for...
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Crowd at State Capital for Gun Rights Rally on January 20, 2020. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
AP News
January 21, 2020 - 4:20 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A hidden camera captured members of a violent white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday. Former Canadian...
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Governor Ralph Northam declares a temporary State of Emergency on January 15, 2020. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 15, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Citing credible threats, Governor Ralph Northam (D) has declared a temporary State of Emergency ahead of Monday's gun rights rally at the State Capitol. Northam is asking non-essential personel to stay home (it is a state holiday), and guns and weapons will be...
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 9:19 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun rights. That's according to two state officials who were briefed on the plans but not...
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WRVA News
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Senate Judiciary Committee forwarded several gun control bills Monday morning, on a day in which NRA members descended on the Capitol to make their views known. The crowd, plus the new gun restrictions at the Capitol, led to long lines to enter. Among the...
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The State House Chamber.  (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 09, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The decision as to whether Virginians or lawmakers will be able to bring weapons to certain areas of the State Capitol will rest with the House Rules Committee. The House, on a party line vote, approved a rules package that gives the committee control of the...
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WRVA News
January 07, 2020 - 2:58 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A new poll from Virginia Commonwealth University shows split support for the broad idea of stricter gun laws. But when specific proposals are discussed, the poll finds stronger support among Virginians. The poll, released by VCU today, found 53% of Virginians...
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, right, puts his hand on West Freeway Church of Christ senior preaching minister Britt Farmer after speaking at a news conference following a fatal shooting at his church. (Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
(Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
AP News
December 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A man who trained others in his Texas church to use guns to protect the congregation fatally shot a gunman seconds after he opened fire during a service, the Texas attorney general said Monday. Jack Wilson fired a single shot, quickly...
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An elderly couple walks from West Freeway Church of Christ hours after a fatal shooting at the church, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas. The couple declined to comment to reporters. (AP Photo/David Kent)
(AP Photo/David Kent)
AP News
December 30, 2019 - 10:11 am
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. More than 240 parishioners were in the West Freeway Church...
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