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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Virginia Department of Health
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State Board of Health
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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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9/13/12  9:02 am
Commenter: Richard Vaught, Lt Col, USAF, Ret

I Totally Support Repealing The Silly Ban On Weapons In EMS Vehicles
 

I find it the height of adsurdity that one can trust EMS professionals with your life but not carrying a gun/pistol? I guess those who are for keeping this silly and irrational ban are scared that EMS personnel might shoot them versus saving their life.  All the EMS people I have ever met were professionals and I have no problem what-so-ever in calling for revoking this illogical ban.  Guns don't kill, people do.  This is another classic example of a stupid law that makes no sense but is on the books; repeal it.