Fourteen gun control bills were defeated by Virginia House Republicans, leaving four remaining. While gun rights supporters said Governor Northam's agenda appeared dead for the year, they warned these bills represented a wishlist by gun control proponents which could pass if Republicans lose the House and Senate this November.
The common 10/22, used by countless youth to learn gun safety, would fall within the scope of the ban, based on the magazines they may be equipped with. The proposal follows similar moves in other states.
Richmond School Board members and the public at-large were shocked to find that the lack of money allocated for this year's infrastructure improvements within the school division was bolstered by money taken out of the budget to fix schools in the past and re-branded as "new" money.