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Virginia governor vetoes dozens of gun control bills thwarting Democrat legislators

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Virginia governor vetoes dozens of gun control bills thwarting Democrat legislators

The executive director of the NRA-ILA, the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm, celebrated the governor’s vetoes as a "refusal to bow to unconstitutional overreach."

"Governor Glenn Youngkin's courageous veto of dozens of ill-conceived gun control bills is a resounding victory for the Second Amendment in Virginia. His refusal to bow to unconstitutional overreach—stopping widespread bans on semi-automatic firearms, blocking ill-conceived laws like arbitrary waiting periods, and unjust age restrictions—underscores his fierce commitment to safeguarding our fundamental rights," the NRA’s Randy Kozuch said.

"This is a clear message: Virginia stands firm against the erosion of our liberties. NRA members in Virginia and across the country salute Governor Youngkin's unwavering resolve to defend the rights of all Virginians against these flagrant assaults on our self-defense rights and our ability to protect ourselves and our loved ones."

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