Virginia Senate rejects leftist Democrats’ assault weapons ban

Virginia Senate rejects leftist Democrats’ assault weapons ban

FPI / February 18, 2020 Virginia Democrats’ move to ban assault weapons was rejected by the state Senate’s Judiciary Committee on Monday. Amid cheers from Second Amendment advocates who packed the committee room, the state Senate’s moderate Democrats joined Republicans in shelving the gun control legislation for the year. It was a major defeat for […]

Report: Virginia authorities won’t rule out door-to-door enforcement on suppressor ban

Report: Virginia authorities won’t rule out door-to-door enforcement on suppressor ban

FPI / February 10, 2020 Included in Democrats’ new gun control legislation in Virginia is a ban on firearm suppressors. Virginia State police did not rule out going door-to-door to enforce a suppressor ban if it passes the state legislature and is signed by Gov. Ralph Northam, a report said. Breitbart News reported on Monday […]

Virginia moves on bill to ban AR-15s in ‘biggest wakeup call’ for NRA

Virginia moves on bill to ban AR-15s in ‘biggest wakeup call’ for NRA

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2020 Virginia’s Democratic-controlled legislature on Friday took the first step in their pursuit to ban sporting rifles, large-capacity magazines, and suppressors. The House Public Safety Committee voted to ban “assault weapons” such as the AR-15 and AK-47. The bill also bans magazines that hold more than 12 rounds, and sound […]

2020 set to break all records for gun sales

2020 set to break all records for gun sales

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2020 The FBI reported on Thursday that a record 2,702,702 gun background checks were conducted in January. Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting Chief Economist Jurgen Brauer said, “The industry started the 2020 unit-sales year with a bang.” Analysts said that 2020 is set to break all records for gun sales […]

Virginia House Democrat majority passes series of gun control measures

Virginia House Democrat majority passes series of gun control measures

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2020 The Democrat-controlled Virginia House of Delegates took its assault on the Second Amendment to the next level on Thursday by approving several new gun control measures. The new laws include confiscating guns from person deemed a “substantial risk”; criminal penalties for firearms transfers without required background checks; a criminal […]

Outrage at Democrat extremism in Virginia has some counties looking West

Outrage at Democrat extremism in Virginia has some counties looking West

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2020 As Democrats who hold the majority in the state’s legislature continue to chip away at their Second Amendment rights and focus spending on urban areas near Washington, D.C., rural Virginia counties may be looking to leave for West Virginia, a columnist wrote. “West Virginia lawmakers are scrambling to let […]

Virginia Gov. Northam jeered for boasts he ‘de-escalated volatile situation’

Virginia Gov. Northam jeered for boasts he ‘de-escalated volatile situation’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 21, 2020 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam suggested that it was his emergency declaration that prevented violence from erupting at Monday’s Second Amendment rally in Richmond. Northam tweeted: “We are all thankful that today passed without incident. The teams successfully de-escalated what could have been a volatile situation.” But there was never […]

Virginia rally organizers warned of ‘specific threats’ against speakers

Virginia rally organizers warned of ‘specific threats’ against speakers

by WorldTribune Staff, January 20, 2020 Organizers of Monday’s gun rights rally at issued a last-minute alert warning of threats made against the event’s speakers. “One of our members with access to police intelligence has advised us that specific threats have been uncovered to three of the speakers at the rally. Yet, just a few […]

Gun sanctuary leaders in Virginia cite parallels to the American Revolution

Gun sanctuary leaders in Virginia cite parallels to the American Revolution

by WorldTribune Staff, December 29, 2019 Leaders of Virginia’s gun “sanctuary” movement are calling on supporters of the movement to actively resist Democratic proposals in Richmond, citing the arguments that led to the American Revolution. The gun “sanctuary” movement sweeping through Virginia “has in less than two months become the national model for fighting gun […]

‘Organic’ gun sanctuary revolt spreads to 9 states, 90 percent of Virginia counties

‘Organic’ gun sanctuary revolt spreads to 9 states, 90 percent of Virginia counties

by WorldTribune Staff, December 19, 2019 As Democrats, led by those seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, continue to push for strict gun control, including the possibility of confiscating legally obtained firearms, Second Amendment proponents are feeling the urgency and fighting back. A movement to create gun sanctuaries has now reached Illinois, Washington, Colorado, New […]

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