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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wondering What the Purpose is of This Bill

A day after the Newtown school shooting, Delegate Patrick Hope prefiled a bill for the 2013 legislative session that would  prohibit the possession of weapons in legislative buildings except by any person who lawfully possesses a handgun. House Bill 1391 would not apply to General Assembly members or staff or to any law-enforcement officer.  So, it would appear that it is not aimed at people with concealed handgun permits - law abiding citizens, at whom is it aimed? 

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