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Virginia Senate Committee Defeats Proposed Gun Show Measure!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Please Contact the Committee Members and Thank Them for Voting NO!

On Wednesday, January 23, the Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted down Senate Bill 109, Governor Tim Kaine’s (D) attack on private firearms transactions at Virginia gun shows.  This bill would have been a first step toward requiring government approval before individuals may sell their private property, even between family and friends. The bill was defeated by a 9-6 vote, but was referred to the Virginia Crime Commission for further study. 

Please be sure to contact the following members who voted against SB109 and thank them for protecting our Second Amendment rights, and please continue to check www.NRAILA.org for further updates on this issue.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Senator W. Roscoe Reynolds (D-20)
(804) 698-7520
email: district20@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 Robert Hurt (R-19)
(804) 698-7519
email: district19@sov.state.va.us

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