The 2A Movement has received its first major win as Governor Northam's push for an, "Assault Weapon" ban has failed in the Senate!
Originally starting out as Senate Bill 16, Governor Northam had pushed law makers into passing a bill that would make it a felony to possess so called, "Assault Weapons" and standard capacity magazines.
This bill was withdrawn in favor of House Bill 961, which required registration of the banned weapons, and later a grandfather clause, but still banned sale of the guns.
These bills sparked outrage among citizens, motivating them to urge their County Board of Supervisors to pass 2A Sanctuary Resolutions across the state. 91 Counties, 15 Cities and 22 Towns passed 2A resolutions, affirming their commitment to uphold the 2nd Amendment. This sent a message to Richmond that Virginia did NOT support any laws that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms.
Nevertheless, Democrats have the majority in both the House and Senate, and with a Governo