Glenn Youngkin Opposes New Laws That Make Virginia Safer, Healthier, More Inclusive

Glenn Youngkin Opposes New Laws That Make Virginia Safer, Healthier, More Inclusive

Richmond, VA — This week, several laws that will make Virginia safer, healthier, and more inclusive will go into effect. From crucial gun safety reforms and voting rights protections, to raises for state employees such as teachers and sheriff’s deputies, the legislation passed by the Democratic-led General Assembly will continue helping Virginians all across the commonwealth. Glenn Youngkin, on the other hand, opposes this critical progress. On Gun Safety Reforms Youngkin has stated that when it comes to gun safety reforms, he is 100% inflexible in his opposition. "I will not sign a piece of legislation that has anything to do with imposing limitations on our Second Amendment.” — Glenn Youngkin "So let’s first start with the question, which was, what Second Amendment legislation would you support? And I think we need to be fully clear. None.” — Glenn Youngkin Youngkin’s extreme, NRA-approved position puts him at odds with HB 1992 , a commonsense measure that prohibits someone convicted of domestic violence from purchasing or possessing a firearm for three years. On Voting Rights Protections Youngkin is also opposed to the new voting rights reforms to expand absentee and mail-in voting and make it easier for voters with disabilities to vote outside a polling place. Donald Trump’s hand picked candidate has based his entire campaign on an “election integrity task force,” which would make absentee and mail-in voting more difficult, among other methods of voter suppression. Youngkin spent months lying about the 2020 election, is committed to the hardline […]

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