VA

‘Justice for Trayvon’

15 Whites Beaten By Gangs of Black Thugs… So Far David Forster and Marjon Rostami are just the latest victims of brutal beatings tied to the Trayvon Martin shooting, and some Virginians are outraged that the newspaper did not report the attack for “politically correct reasons.” The attack was revealed not as news, but in […]

Progress

Visitors can carry guns openly in Virginia parks A long-standing prohibition on openly carrying guns in Virginia state parks is set to officially end Monday, a victory for gun rights advocates after a protracted political battle that spanned four administrations. More than a year in the making, the state code is being changed after Gov. […]

Carry

Good: 12 states on path to guns with no permits Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virgina have no-permit-needed legislation in the works. They’d join Alaska, Arizona, Vermont and Wyoming. South Dakota is just waiting for the governor’s signature.

Virginia’s One-handgun-Per-Month Repealed

Gov. McDonnell OK’d ending the one-handgun-a-month law even after last-ditch efforts by gun-control activists McDonnell’s decision to sign HB 940 was not a surprise. He said before the legislative session began that he supported repeal of the one-handgun-per-month law, a top priority of pro-gun organizations that have long derided it as unnecessary “gun rationing.” The […]

But what about all the shoot-outs between drunks?

Gun crimes drop at Virginia bars and restaurants during the first year of a new state law that allows patrons with permits to carry concealed guns into alcohol-serving businesses. The number of major crimes involving firearms at bars and restaurants statewide declined 5.2 percent from July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2011, compared with the […]

‘Possibly’

Lockdown on Va. Tech campus after gunman possibly spotted The campus of Virginia Tech, the site of a 2007 mass shooting that left 33 people dead, was under lockdown Thursday after juveniles attending a summer camp told authorities they had seen a man carrying what looked like a gun. “Out of an abundance of caution, […]

Plastic Pellet Incident

(Murdoc wants to start by noting that this story is running in the Washington Post and not The Onion.) Plastic pellet incident at Va. school ends in expulsion, assault charges Add the name Andrew Mikel to the long list of those who have terrorized our schools: In December, bored and craving attention, the 14-year-old used […]

Blogging Bartender

Via Uncle and Sailor Curt comes the story of some bartender in Richmond, VA, who seems unhappy with a recent law change which allows those carrying concealed weapons into establishments which serve alcohol. He wrote about it on his blog Jack Goes Forth. He uses lots of profanity and over-the-top stereotypes to describe gun owners […]