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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  7:43 pm
Commenter: Anne M. Bonney, Citizen & Registered Voter

I support the REPEAL of the Weapons Ban for EMS workers!
 

As a citizen of our Commonwealth and a consistent voter here in Virginia I demand that the current ban on weapons possession by EMS workers while on-duty be repealed!  These honorable first responders put their lives on the line each and every day to serve our communities.  They should not be put at greater risk by a wrong-headed law that disarms them when they can be at risk from the criminal element that all-too-often creates the medical emergencies that EMS is called-upon to respond to!  Again, PLEASE REPEAL THE WEAPONS BAN FOR EMS!

Thank you!

-Anne Bonney-