By Tom Knighton
Virginia’s Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has proposed a whole slate of gun control for the state’s 2019 legislative session. He didn’t have a lot of luck last year, but that doesn’t mean Northam doesn’t have terrifying plans for the Old Dominion State.
However, both Republican lawmakers and gun rights groups have vowed to put up a fight against Northam’s radical agenda.
Kirk Cox, the Republican speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates, outlined in a Monday tweet his party’s approach to the wide-ranging package of gun-control measures the governor plans to pursue.
“The @vahousegop will steadfastly fight to defend the Second Amendment rights of law abiding citizens from far-left gun control proposals this session,” he said.
His office told the Washington Free Beacon Republicans would review the details of the individual proposals included in the package when they were made available but pointed to the speaker’s tweet as indicative of where the party stands on Northam’s efforts.
The NRA, whose headquarters is based in Virginia, said Northam’s proposals were the result of his political ambitions rather than a desire to deal with violent crime.
“Virginians want elected officials to address the root causes of violent …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms