Skip to comments.Virginia Senate votes in favor of 'red flag law' bill
Posted on 01/22/2020 6:18:50 PM PST by yesthatjallen
Virginia's state senate has passed a bill that would allow law enforcement officers to confiscate guns from or prevent the purchase of firearms by people deemed to be threats to themselves or others, just days after a massive gun rights rally swarmed the state capitol.
The bill passed the chamber in a narrow 21-19 vote and will next move to the state Housem of Delegates.
Jake Rubenstein, a spokesman for Virginia House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, told CNN the House would "deliver" on a demand from voters for gun control measures.
"Virginians spoke loud and clear on Election Day demanding common sense gun violence protections, and make no mistake, we will deliver on that mandate," Jake Rubenstein said.
If passed, the bill would allow state attorneys or law enforcement officers to apply for a judge's order to "prohibit a person who poses a substantial risk of injury to himself or others from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm."
The bill is expected to be signed into law by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D), who has indicated support for stronger gun control measures, should it pass the House of Delegates later this session.
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The commies want to pick us off one at a time.
I suspect that these Red Flag Laws are going to be the subject
of very large law suites in the coming months.
Pass it. Nobody will enforce it, and you folks will swing the state into red territory.
Keep up the good work.
Nah, they are pros at mass murder. Just warming up.
Virginia Deep State....
This happens when you play nice with the evil rats!!! You get squashed like a bug!!
You can pass it. Try enforcing.
More young blacks will now be jailed
Democrats in Virginia just gave Trump a victory in Virginia!!! Case Closed!!!
“Virginians spoke loud and clear on Election Day “
I know the DC swamp has made Northern VA occupied territory but this gun grabbing may have woken the giant, if the rest of the State can come out in BIG numbers there are still enough of them to turn this around. Time to wake up.
Our side needs to pull the same stunts the ‘Rats pull when laws are passed they don’t ‘like’.. file an injunction preventing it from taking effect. If it’s good enough for the goose...
Tuesday's response to Monday's rally should have shown that rallies do not mean shit to them. They do not give a damn how we feel or what we think. They are going full speed ahead with their plans to disarm the general public and that includes anything that can be construed to be a means of defending one's self including screwdrivers, hammers, and table forks.
Their cards are on the table. It is no secret what their plans are. The onus is now on us.
It will be enforced, but only in Democrat-run localities.
What a shocker!!! -sarc
Someone needs to Red Flag each and every body guard of the elites.
Virginia is about to get SWAT’ed
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