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August 08, 2019 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes to consider legislation to expand federal background checks and other gun violence measures when Congress resumes in the fall. The Republican leader told a Kentucky radio station that President Donald Trump called him Thursday,...
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August 07, 2019 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is calling for rural voters to engage in the gun control debate as she campaigns in Iowa. She says, "I think we need rural voices in this gun debate as we head into the next few months." Klobuchar is running to be the Democratic presidential nominee...
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Jeff Katz
August 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
A BBC article was published Monday with a graphic containing "facts" about the fire rates of certain types of guns. However, none of thses so-called "facts" were true. BBC later took the graphic out of the article, but without any type of note or apology. READ MORE .
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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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