Category Archives: Virginia

Petersburg, Va. Circuit Court Clerk backs down to gun group

Virginia resident Michael McNeill filed a petition with the Virginia Supreme Court requesting a Writ of Mandamus to compel Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk Shalva J. Braxton to follow Virginia law when it comes to concealed handgun permit application processing procedures. … Continue reading

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Emily Miller packs the room at VCDL meeting

Watch Ms. Miller’s rousing speech at the February 28th, 2013 VCDL meeting below. The video is courtesy of gun rights advocate Ed Levine. Emily Miller, Senior Editor for Opinion at The Washington Times, was deputy press secretary for Secretaries of … Continue reading

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In Virginia a VCDL-backed privacy bill goes to governor’s desk

A VCDL backed bill to further enhance concealed handgun permit holder privacy protections is on the way to Governor McDonnell for his signature. In 2009, a VCDL backed bill was passed and signed into law which prevented the Virginia State … Continue reading

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Virginian-Pilot discusses doctors asking about guns

Do you want your doctor asking you or your kids about the guns in your house? I know that I don’t! But President Obama and some doctors groups are attempting to paint gun ownership as a public health issue in … Continue reading

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Roanoke Times editorial implies gun owners are to blame for stolen guns

A Sunday editorial in the Roanoke Times featured the admonition “Don’t let your gun turn up in a crime.” The editorial starts out by correctly noting that most guns used in crimes do not come from the so-called ‘gunshow loophole’.  Rather, they note that … Continue reading

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Virginia carry permit data may become private

In the wake of the outcry over New York’s Journal News publishing an interactive map of permits in their readership area and the subsequent criminal targetting of gun owners, many states where permit data is currently public are considering making the data … Continue reading

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Nation’s Gun Show sees attendance double

Last weekend at the ‘Nation’s Gun Show’ at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia, attendance numbers were close to double what the promoters would have expected prior to the latest push by Democrats to ‘exploit‘ the Newtown tragedy to … Continue reading

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In the wake of a concerted effort by Democrats to “exploit” the tragedy in Connecticut to further their radical gun-control agenda, gun sales have skyrocketed across the country. And nowhere is that more evident that in Virginia, birthplace of liberty. … Continue reading

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Ferrum college students robbed at gunpoint

Students were robbed at gunpoint last night on the campus of Ferrum College in two separate incidents. Police say they are looking for two men, at least one of which was armed. Why should we allow adult students, faculty, and … Continue reading

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Senator Saslaw bemoans his impotence over gun control

As Minority Leader, Virginia Senator Dick Saslaw (D-35th) may be the most powerful Democrat in the Virginia General Assembly but, try as he might, he cannot seem to strip those pesky citizens of their gun rights. Last week at a … Continue reading

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