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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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12/17/15  11:37 am
Commenter: John Nuckolls

Emergency Firearm Ban

Bans on the carry of firearms in government buildings is the incorrect way to curb violence in Virginia. To date, there have been exactly zero incidents in which a person legally carrying a concealed firearm has shot and killed any person within a government building. However, with the increased threat of terrorism, and armed citizenry could, in effect, be the true first responders, responding to a threat while it happens.

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