Gun Owners Recapture Virginia in Victory Sweep

Gun Owners Recapture Virginia in Victory Sweep

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -(AmmoLand.com)- For victorious Virginia gun owners, “payback” is the dish best enjoyed on the morning after handing anti-gun Democrats a devastating defeat, providing critical votes to elect Republican Glenn Youngkin as their next governor, along with Winsome Sears as lieutenant governor and Jason Miyares as the next attorney general. It was a race most pundits expected former Gov. Terry McAuliffe to win. Topping that off, Republicans have apparently narrowly recaptured the House of Delegates in Richmond, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. This could open the door to a rollback of extremist gun control policies adopted by Democrats and anti-gun Gov. Ralph Northam in 2020. More than 20,000 Second Amendment activists descended on the capitol in January of last year, but Democrats—having captured the majority in November 2019 due to a dismal voter turnout that year—essentially ignored them and pushed through the changes. Sears is the first Black woman to win a statewide race. A Marine Corps veteran, Sears previously served in the House of Delegates. Born in Jamaica, she emigrated to the U.S. as a child and grew up in The Bronx, New York. Sears famously posed for a photograph while holding a semi-automatic modern sporting rifle. Winsome Sears Wins In Virginia As Republicans Flip the State As noted by the National Review , Tuesday’s election brought a crushing halt to eight years of Democratic rule in the governor’s office. The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms released […]

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