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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
Action Amend current regulations to include new regulations as a result of legislative changes and changes in the practice of EMS.
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Comment Period Ends 10/9/2012
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9/12/12  8:04 pm
Commenter: William J. Price, citizen, veteran

I strongly support ALL emergency personnel carrying weapons, concealed or otherwise.

First, we should not need you to "allow" our citizens to exercise a right.

Emergency medical personnel  and firefighters have dangerous jobs, e.g., arriving at a crime scene before police arrive. There is no valid reason to restrict their right to keep and bear arms as the rest of the commonwealth's citizens can do.

If any of you with the power to regulate such actions feel that emergency personnel are not qualified to keep and bear arms, perhaps you should explain your motives, and include discussions of any other rights you might like to deny certain citizens.


WIlliam J. Price

Bealeton, VA





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