Stories tagged: "Gun Rights"

January 20, 2020 : Pro Second Amendment Gun Rights Rally on the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol with crowds of people protesting the new gun laws. ButtermilkgirlVirginia on Shutterstock
After Applying for Funding Tied to Red Flag Law, Youngkin Officials Vague on Plans to Use It

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration last fall applied for federal funding meant to help Virginia continue to implement its red flag law, a gun control measure strongly opposed by many Republican lawmakers and gun rights activists. State officials say the roughly $5 million hasn’t been formally accepted and no decisions have been made about how it might be used.

UPDATE: Here’s Where Gun Safety Legislation in Virginia Stands

Democrats in the Virginia Senate passed several gun safety bills, while Republicans in the House of Delegates passed their own set of bills aimed at making it easier to obtain and carry firearms.

FILE - Protestors gather at a vigil for recent victims of gun violence outside the National Rifle Association's headquarters building in Fairfax, Va., Aug. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Virginia Senate committee advances bill toughening gun storage laws

After a classroom shooting allegedly committed by a Virginia 6-year-old, Democrats in the state Senate are advancing a bill that would require adults to keep guns locked up if minors are in the home.

Gun Bills Shelved in House Subcommittee’s Tuesday Hearing

RICHMOND - Gun reform activists had reason to celebrate in 2020.

Members of Virginia's BLM 757 and the Virginia Black Panthers Marched Monday
‘We’re Not The Opposite’ : Some BLM Groups Support Gun Rights on Lobby Day

RICHMOND-It’s called Lobby Day, but very few people actually met with lawmakers in person on Monday.