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Virginia Session Begins with a Slew of Anti-Gun Bills

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Virginia Session Begins with a Slew of Anti-Gun Bills

Today, January 10th, the Virginia Legislature begins the 2024 session. Anti-gun legislators gained control in the Virginia General Assembly last election cycle and are beginning their assault on the Second Amendment. 

Below are just are some lowlights of anti-gun legislation already introduced this session:

  • Bans commonly owned firearms and places arbitrary limits on magazine capacity (HB 2 & SB 2
  • Prohibits the lawful concealed carrying of a firearm onto the premises of any restaurant that serves alcohol (SB 57
  • Creates additional civil liability for firearm industry members by allowing the Attorney General and county attorneys to bring a public nuisance action against them (HB 318)
  • Removes NRA certifications and training certificates as acceptable courses to satisfy firearm training and education requirements (HB 319)

PLEASE contact your lawmakers and request they oppose any and all anti-gun measures that would place restrictive and burdensome requirements on Virginia’s law-abiding gun owners, manufacturers, and outdoor enthusiasts. 

Don’t’ forget to check out our website for more updates at www.NRAILA.org and your email inbox for NRA-ILA alerts on the latest action items. NRA-ILA will keep you updated on Second Amendment and hunting-related legislation.

Your NRA will continue to fight to promote and protect your right to keep and bear arms and hunting heritage. Our members remain the most powerful political force in American history, and together, we will secure the Second Amendment for present and future generations.


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