Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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 Ended on 1/27/2016
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12/22/15  2:18 pm
Commenter: Olga Schwartz

Gun free zones and in this case our government buildings are targets of terrorism, why make it easie

I am very concerned with the way our governor is welding position power to carry out his will. This proposed regulation will have the opposite of the intended affect by playing into the hands of terrorists, violent criminals, and the criminally insane. Since the 50’s all but two public massacres were done by evil minded people in gun free zones.  The statistic show over and over gun control and gun free zones do not protect us.  We have had no shootings in state agencies and this prohibition is entirely without any justification and the governor has no authority to make this ‘emergency’ regulation.  It will needlessly and recklessly endanger innocent lives.

If the General Assembly wanted the Governor to have such power, they would have granted it to him explicitly, as is required constitutionally.

This regulation should not be approved and the emergency regulation withdrawn.

Considering the seriousness of this please extended the comment period for another 30 days.  People who work hard and obey our laws often need more time to ‘uncover’ what is really going on in our government.

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