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Virginia Senate to Consider Restrictions on Virginia Gun Shows!

Friday, January 18, 2008

Please Contact the Virginia State Senate Courts of Justice Committee Today!

On Monday, January 21 at 9:00am the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee will hear Senate Bill 109.  Sponsored by Senator Henry Marsh III (D-16), SB109 would require state and federal background checks to be conducted on all firearms transactions at Virginia gun shows.

Federal and state law already requires federally licensed firearms dealers to conduct a background check on all prospective purchases.  This legislation is simply a first step toward requiring government approval before individuals may sell their private property, even between family and friends.

Please act now by contacting all Committee members and urge them to defend your Second Amendment and privacy rights by opposing SB109!

Senator Henry Marsh III (D-16) (Chairman)
(804) 698-7516
email: district16@sov.state.va.us

 

 Senator Richard L. Saslaw (D-35)
(804) 698-7535
mailto:district35@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Kenneth W. Stolle (R-8)
(804) 698-7508
mailto:district08@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Frederick M. Quayle (R-13)
(804) 698-7513
mailto:district13@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-3)
(804) 698-7503
mailto:district03@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Janet D. Howell (D-32)
(804) 698-7532
mailto:district32@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator L. Louise Lucas (D-18)
(804) 698-7518
mailto:district18@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator John S. Edwards (D-21)
(804) 698-7521
email: district21@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator W. Roscoe Reynolds (R-20)
(804) 698-7520
email: district20@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Linda T. Puller (D-36)
(804) 698-7536
email: district36@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Ken T. Cuccinelli (R-37)
(804) 698-7537
email: district37@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26)
(804) 698-7526
email: district26@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Ryan T. McDougle (R-4)
(804) 698-7504
email: district04@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator R. Creigh Deeds (R-25)
(804) 698-7525
email: district25@sov.state.va.us

 

Senator Robert Hurt (R-19)
(804) 698-7519
email: district19@sov.state.va.us

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.