Virginia’s War on Gun Owners

Virginia’s War on Gun Owners

Gun rights advocates attend a rally organized by the Virginia Citizens Defense League on Capitol Square near the state capitol building on January 20 in Richmond, Virginia. Zach Gibson/Getty Images How a state’s attempts to disarm the populace could spiral out of control More than 22,000 gun owners gathered at the Virginia State Capitol on […]

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ANOTHER OPINION: Local governments can’t ignore gun laws

Nearly two years ago, the governing board of Effingham County, Ill., passed a resolution declaring itself a “sanctuary county” and barring “employees from enforcing the unconstitutional actions of the state government.” Those actions? Gun control laws, which are resoundingly unpopular in the rural county some 215 miles south of Chicago. Since then, more than 400 […]

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Take Action Now: End Gun Violence

Take Action Now: End Gun Violence

A “March For Our Lives” rally at Arizona’s state Capitol, in Phoenix, on March 24, 2018. (Matt York / AP Photo) Last week, an estimated 22,000 people—many of them armed—flocked to Richmond, Virginia, to protest gun control efforts at the top of the newly-Democratic state legislature’s agenda: measures requiring background checks and limiting handgun buyers […]

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NC Gun Rights Activists Promote Largely Symbolic Opposition To Gun Control With Second Amendment San

NC Gun Rights Activists Promote Largely Symbolic Opposition To Gun Control With Second Amendment San

Haywood County commissioners prepare for a Jan. 21 meeting at the Historic Haywood County Courthouse. As a package of gun control measures makes its way through Virginia’s newly-Democratic legislature, gun rights activists around the South are turning to their county boards of commissioners to go on the record in opposition to gun control. In Virginia, […]

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