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Virginia House Panel: "We Won't Enforce Gun Control"

Virginia House Panel: "We Won't Enforce Gun Control"

By Bill Sizemore
The Virginian-Pilot
© January 26, 2013

RICHMOND
On a day when Vice President Joe Biden was in town pushing the White House's proposed federal gun control measures, a Virginia legislative committee delivered an in-your-face message to the feds:

Not on our turf.

In the General Assembly Building, blocks away from where Biden spoke Friday, the House of Delegates' Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee approved a bill (HB2340) that would prohibit state agencies and employees from assisting federal authorities in enforcing new restrictions on gun ownership or the private transfer of guns and ammunition.

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More Sheriffs Defending the Constitution

I just read this very encouraging letter. Encorage your states Sheriff Associatio to respond in kind.

http://www.csoc.org/ppdocs/GunControlLegislation.pdf

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"prohibit from assisting" is not STRONG enough...

They need to pass legislation which states that "federal authorities enforcing restrictions on gun ownership" (or private transfer, etc.) will be ARRESTED and held for TRIAL (judges having the stones to set NO bail as they are "flight risks" would be nice also!!).

Agreed. This wimpy ~prohibit from assisting~ jazz...

...has the smell of ~we're not going to help you, but we won't lift a finger to stop you, either~.

Makes me wonder if they're afraid to stand up to the feds too much for fear of losing funding.

I agree. They probably don't need local assistance anyway.

But they will have a difficult time of it if they face arrest and prosecution by the locals.

My Delegate was one of the

My Delegate was one of the democrats who voted no. Our radio station will be reporting this tomorrow on our local news.