Posted January 7, 2019 1:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

I have a number of friends who live in Virginia. They’re generally pro-gun politically, though only a few are gun people, per se. Unfortunately for them, they have Governor Ralph Northam.

The Democrat is now proposing a package of gun control legislation that he claims will make people’s lives better and safer, despite having done nothing of the kind anywhere else on the planet.

He said the package includes measures to require universal background checks; establish an Extreme Risk Protective Order; reinstate Virginia’s One Handgun a Month law; prohibit individuals subject to final protective orders from possessing firearms; ban assault firearms; prevent children from accessing firearms; and require individuals to report lost or stolen firearms to law enforcement.

“We lose too many Virginians each year to senseless gun violence, and it is time we take meaningful steps to protect the health and safety of our citizens,” said Governor Northam. “I look forward to opening a dialogue with the General Assembly on this legislative package of reasonable gun violence reforms, which appropriately balances Second Amendment Rights with public safety.”

The universal background check bill will close a loophole in Virginia law, and require background checks on all firearm sales, including private, or …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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