With the Gun Rights Rally Over, Virginia Senate Passes ‘Red Flag’ Confiscation Bill

From the AP: The Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others, as the state moves closer to joining a growing number of states enacting so-called “red flag” gun laws. The Democratic-led Senate voted for the bill despite fierce resistance from Republican […]

Huge Virginia Pro-Gun Rights Rally Was Peaceful; Governor Northam, Dem-Controlled Legislature Hardest Hit

By Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin, AP Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation — a move that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence The size […]

Thousands of Gun Owners Fill Richmond to Support Gun Rights

By Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin, AP Gun-rights activists — some making deliberate displays of their military-style rifles — began to descend on Virginia’s capital city Monday to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation. Several thousand activists — mostly white and male, many clothed in camouflage and waving flags with […]

The Virginiad

By Dennis Petrocelli, MD An embattled Governor tried to revive his career with a slate of “gun control” bills that would do nothing to relieve the atrocities they claim to address. The Republican assembly dismissed these in Special Session after the Democrats refused to consider crime or mental health. Seeing an opportunity, Billionaire Bloomberg bought the mid-term election and the Democrats brought back all those bills, and more. […]

Gun Review: Rock Island Armory AL3.1 .357 Revolver

By Brian Connelly You hear the names Rock Island Armory and Armscor quite often, and while they are most known for being the largest manufacturer of 1911 handguns on the planet, they have recently started what I consider a massive product line expansion. Rock Island Armory has been shaking things up over the past few years, […]

VCDL, GOA File Emergency Appeal of Northam’s Gun Ban to Virginia Supreme Court

[ED: Yesterday a Virginia Circuit Court judge denied the VCDL’s request for an injunction to block Governor Northam’s emergency gun ban executive order. The judge based her denial on the Heller decision’s ruling that gun rights are not unlimited and that prohibitions of firearms in “sensitive places such as schools or government buildings” is reasonable.] […]

UPDATE: Circuit Judge Has Denied VCDL’s Request for an Injunction Blocking Northam’s Gun Ban

UPDATE: Circuit Court Judge Joi Taylor has denied the VCDL’s request for an injunction to block Governor Northam’s emergency gun ban declaration. Judge Taylor based her denial on the Heller decision’s ruling that gun rights are not unlimited and that prohibitions of firearms in “sensitive places such as schools or government buildings” is reasonable. #BREAKING: […]