• Virginia Assault Weapon Ban Fails As Senate Dems Balk On Gun Control

    1 month ago - By The Huffington Post

    Four moderate Democrats joined Republicans in rejecting a proposal pushed by Gov. Ralph Northam to ban certain semiautomatic firearms.
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  • Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

    Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    By ALAN SUDERMAN
    RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
    Senators voted to shelve the bill for the year and ask the state crime commission to study the issue, an outcome that drew cheers from a committee room packed with gun advocates.
    Four moderate Democrats joined Republicans in Monday's committee vote, rejecting legislation that would have prohibited the sale of certain semiautomatic firearms, including popular AR-15 style rifles, and banned the possession of...
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  • Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

    1 month ago - By Star Tribune

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal.
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