On Monday, February 4, by a vote of 17-4 the Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee overwhelmingly passed House Bill 710, sponsored by Delegate Bill Janis (R-56). This important legislation will further enhance your right to self-defense in your home by protecting crime victims who are justified in using force from civil actions brought by a criminal attacker. With this action taken by the committee, HB710 now moves to the House floor where it will be considered by the full House of Delegates during the next few days.Please contact your Delegate and strongly encourage him or her to further enhance your right to defend yourself and your loved ones by voting for HB710! Please click here to find contact information for your Delegate. If you need help identifying your state Delegate please click here.