Virginia Senator Says He Wishes He’d Smeared Gun Owners Publicly, Rather Than on a Hot Mic

By Jeff Hulbert Virginia State Senator David Marsden wants you know he is filled with regret after his most recent “listening session” with Second Amendment activists. Marsden was caught on an open microphone at a hearing this past week disparaging gun rights supporters as childish, and even mentally ill. Sen. Marsden has now gone public […]

Virginia Indoor Range Ban Bill is Aimed Directly at the NRA

Virginia Delegate Dan Helmer pre-filed House Bill 567 recently. If enacted, the bill would ban any indoor shooting range not owned by the commonwealth or the federal government…with an exception and some onerous reporting requirements. You can read the bill here. First, smaller indoor ranges would be exempt. As the bill states, Virginia would allow […]

Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership’s Open Letter to Virginia’s Physicians

Dear Doctor, Our profession is being hijacked in the service of gun confiscation. In September, Virginia gun ban activists held a so-called “gun violence” symposium medical education event. It was sponsored by St. Mary’s Hospital, the City of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University and, ostensibly, the Virginia Department of Health, but featured branded slides and speakers […]

City of Virginia Beach, Site of May Shooting, Joins the State’s Sanctuary Movement

By Jeff Hulbert Virginia Beach, the state’s largest city, has formally added its voice to the chorus of Old Dominion gun rights supporting jurisdictions that are demanding a halt to sweeping new infringement proposals that are widely regarded statewide as unconstitutional. The Virginia Beach City Council—with one member absent—voted 6-to-4 to send a resolution to […]

The Real Purpose Of Lost and Stolen Firearm Reporting Laws

Proposed laws requiring the reporting of lost or stolen firearms are becoming popular across the United States. The latest example is in Missouri, where State Representative-Elect Rasheen Aldridge, D-St. Louis, has pre-filed House Bill 1824, to require reporting of lost or stolen firearms within 72 hours of discovering the loss. These laws are generally pushed […]

A New Year, a Host of New Laws

  This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights. For a deeper dive into the topics discussed here, check out this week in gun rights at FPC.  New year, new laws going into effect It’s the new year and governments across the country have resolved to […]