Posts Tagged Guns
Gun control legislation moves forward in Virginia Senate, faces tough odds in the House
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 23, 2023
Lawmakers in Richmond are not expected to pass any new legislation to crack down on gun violence this year. But, as Michael Pope tells us, that doesn’t mean they won’t try.
How does Virginia handle guns at polling places?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 2, 2022
Early voting locations across the country have been the scene of armed poll watchers, prompting concerns about voter intimidation. Michael Pope has this report about what voters need to know if they see someone armed outside a polling place.
Marijuana and Firearms Updates at the Board of Forensic Science
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 15, 2021
In a Wednesday meeting the Board of Forensic Science made regulatory changes in light of Marijuana legalization and was briefed on a backlog of firearms and toxicology cases. Jahd Khalil reprots.
State Democrats Waste No Time; Move Ahead Several Gun-Control Proposals
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 13, 2020
Visitors, legislators and staff all faced long lines this morning because of new security measures to keep guns out of the state capitol. And Democrats took quick action on other measures to restrict access to guns. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia Lawmakers Ban Guns at State Capitol
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 10, 2020
Virginia lawmakers have voted to ban firearms at the state Capitol, the first in what’s expected to be many contentious gun votes in coming weeks. Michael Pope has more.
State Republicans Have Already Thrown Out Most Gun Control Legislation
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 21, 2019
Access to firearms remains one of the hottest issues in Richmond. But the tone of the debate this year — an election year — is taking a dramatic turn. Michael Pope has the story.