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Department of General Services
 
Board
Department of General Services
 
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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  8:50 pm
Commenter: dennis endres

Government buildings are targets of terrorism...why make it easier for terrorists to succeed
 

This proposed regulation will have the opposite of the intended effect by playing into the hands of terrorists, violent criminals, and the criminally insane. We have had no shootings in state agencies and this prohibition on those with a concealed gun permit, some of whom have active and ongoing threats to their lives, is entirely without any justification and needlessly and recklessly endangers innocent lives. 

Disarming good citizens (who are the only ones likely to obey the prohibition) does not make them safer.

Importantly, the Governor has no authority for this regulation.  If the General Assembly wanted the Governor to have such power, they would have granted it to him explicitly, as is required constitutionally.

This proposed regulation is a solution for which there is no problem. It endangers state employees, law abiding citizens, and the innocent by making state buildings a safe zone for terrorists, criminals, and the criminally insane to conduct their evil and savage actions.

This reulation should not be approved and the emergency regulation withdrawn.

Please extend the comment period for another 30 days.

All but TWO of the public massacres since 1950 have been committed by criminals and terrorists in "Gun-Free Zones," which is EXACTLY  what this regulation creates.

"Gun-Free Zones" are defensless "Killing Zones for the BAD people."

Please help us........

 

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