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Department of General Services
Department of General Services
Regulations Banning Concealed Firearms in Offices Occupied by Executive Branch Agencies [1 VAC 30 ‑ 105]
Action Promulgation of new regulation banning concealed firearms in executive branch agency offices
Stage Emergency/NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 1/27/2016
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12/15/15  9:17 am
Commenter: Jason Avery

This regulation must be removed
  • All but two of the public massacres since 1950 had been committed by criminals and terrorists in “gun-free zones,” which is exactly what this regulation creates
  • Off-duty police officers are also prevented from carrying
  • Bans in rest stops send a very uninviting message to, and endanger the lives of, interstate travelers
  • The cost of providing additional security to protect everyone who has been disarmed by this regulation will be prohibitive
  • The ban won’t hold up in court, due to lack of authority by the Governor
  • If parking lots are included in the ban, then citizens will be disarmed to and from their residences and everywhere in between
CommentID: 43882