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ACTION ITEM!  Time to contact the Governor!

ACTION ITEM!  Time to contact the Governor!

The first gun bills have finally landed on the Governor’s desk and we need to act NOW!

While we have no reason to believe that Governor Youngkin won’t veto gun-control bills, we dare not leave that to chance, as he has not said publicly what he will do.

So, it is important that we have as many gun owners as possible contacting the Governor.

Any gun-control bills the Governor vetoes will have zero chance of being overridden!

The prewritten email to Governor Youngkin can be edited to add your own thoughts if you wish.  Here is the link to send the email to the Governor.  Please share this link with family, friends, co-workers, and anyone else you know who supports the right to keep and bear arms!

https://www.votervoice.net/VCDL/Campaigns/111468/Respond

 

 

We are going to have a special virtual meeting this Sunday, March 3rd, at 8pm.  We will be discussing the three-gun bills on the Governor’s desk that he will have to act on by this Friday, and the other thirty-four gun-bills that will be on his desk later this week that he will have to act on by mid-April.  We will be taking questions, too.

Links:

Facebook page: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/2128573527475709/?ref=newsfeedYouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/live/T1sIGMXPwXE

 

 

Here are the bills that are either on the Governor’s desk now or will be on his desk later this week.  He will have until mid-April to act on them:

  • HB2, bans “assault firearms” and magazines holding more than 10 rounds made after July 1, 2024.  The definition of “assault firearm” is expanded to capture more types of firearms.  It also prohibits ownership of “assault firearms” by young adults.

  • SB2, bans “assault firearms” and magazines holding more than 10 rounds made after July 1, 2024.  The definition of “assault firearm” is expanded to capture more types of firearms.  It also prohibits ownership of “assault firearms” by young adults.

  • HB46, requires someone holding firearms for a prohibited person to be 21 or older and to live at a different address.

  • SB47, requires someone holding firearms for a prohibited person to be 21 or older and to live at a different address.

  • SB57, prohibits a CHP holder from carrying a concealed handgun on the premises of a restaurant or club that serves alcoholic beverages.

  • SB99, prohibits the carry of semi-automatic firearms with certain cosmetic features in public areas and removes an exemption for CHP holders.

  • SB100, requires serialization of homemade guns made after 1968.

  • HB173, requires serialization of homemade guns made after 1968.

  • HB175, prohibits the carry of “assault firearms” in public areas, regardless of whether they are loaded, and removes an exemption for CHP holders.

  • HB183, requires all firearms in a home, that are not being carried by the owner, to be locked up if there is a minor present.

  • SB225, requires schools to text or email subjective information on guns to parents at the start of a school year.

  • SB258, expands the things a judge can consider and must consider when issuing an Extreme Risk Protection Order (Red Flag).

  • SB273, requires a five-day waiting period for firearm sales.

  • HB318, allows for frivolous lawsuits against the gun industry in a blatant attempt to litigate a legitimate industry out of business.

  • SB327, makes it illegal for young adults to purchase an “assault firearm.”  The definition of “assault firearm” is expanded to capture more types of firearms.

  • HB351, requires a person purchasing a firearm to sign certification that no minor lives in the home or a locking device must be included with the firearm.

  • HB362, adds “dating relationship” to the definition of a “domestic relationship” for purposes of prohibiting guns for misdemeanor domestic violence.

  • SB363, makes it unlawful to possess, sell, or distribute a firearm with an altered serial number.

  • SB368, requires all firearms in a home, that are not being carried by the owner, to be locked up if there is a minor present.

  • SB383, prohibits firearms in higher education buildings unless part of an authorized program or activity in that building.

  • SB447, creates a $500 fine and makes a vehicle subject to towing if there is a visible handgun inside an unattended vehicle.

  • HB454, prohibits firearms in higher education buildings unless part of an authorized program or activity in that building.

  • HB466, severely restricts recognition of out-of-state CHPs.

  • SB491, allows for frivolous lawsuits against the gun industry.

  • HB498, requires schools to text subjective information on guns to parents at the start of a school year.

  • SB515, prohibits firearms in hospitals.

  • SB522, removes NRA and USCCA training courses from the list of qualified training courses to get a CHP.

  • HB585, prohibits home-based Federal Firearms Licensees from operating within 1.5 miles of any elementary or middle school.

  • HB637, creates a training program to make more frequent use of Substantial Risk Orders (Red Flag).

  • SB642, adds “dating relationship” to the definition of a “domestic relationship” for purposes of prohibiting guns for misdemeanor domestic violence.

  • HB797, removes NRA and USCCA training courses from the list of qualified training courses to get a CHP.

  • HB798, takes away a person’s right to own a firearm for several misdemeanor convictions, including simple assault.

  • HB799, requires a person be fingerprinted when applying for a new or renewed CHP.

  • HB861, prohibits firearms in hospitals.

  • HB939, prohibits firearms within 100 feet of an electoral board, voter registration, voter satellite building, or a drop-off location or absentee voter precinct.

  • HB1174, makes it illegal for young adults to purchase an “assault firearm.”  The definition of “assault firearm” is expanded to capture more types of firearms.

  • HB1195, requires a five-day waiting period for firearm sales.

 


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