Va Gun Laws
Posted in the Prince George Forum
Since: Jan 10
#1 Mar 21, 2010
I lived in Virginia some years back, and could not believe how lax the handgun laws are there. Why is it that the State of Virginia does criminal background checks for hand guns, but does not do background checks on those who have been deemed mentally incompentate by the courts?
I know someone who lives in Prince George who has been declared mentally incompentant by the courts and suffers from paranoia, severe depression, and violent outbreaks but yet, he is allowed, under your current State laws, to own a handgun and he even has a permit to carry a concealed weapon! WHY???
I even contacted the local Police about this, because,#1, I was threghtened twice by this person, and #2, I was concerned for the little child that lived in his household (because he left his loaded gun out where the child could get at it) and, the Detective who I contacted, told me there was nothing he could do!
Everyone say how tragic it was when the killings happened at the Virginia University but if the State had changed its laws and did a mental background check on this person, maybe the outcome may have been different?
I think if Virginia, and ALL States, changed its current laws to do mental background checks as well, all these guns can be taken away from those who are not supposed to have them.
Anyone else have any comments?
Add your comments below
|Inmate dies at Central State Hospital in Va - wtvr (Mar '10)||Apr '17||Mom||111|
|Tickets on 295, over $150,000.00 per month, 100... (Apr '11)||Mar '17||Too fast eddie||48|
|Boppers Mystery Deepens||Jan '17||let it die||4|
|Petersburg hit with lawsuit over $1.2 million i... (Sep '16)||Sep '16||True Judgement||1|
|Parkland Ventures - Bexley Mobile Home Park (Aug '15)||Apr '16||Sjn||4|
|No Running Water Again | Bexley Mobile Home Par... (Feb '16)||Feb '16||news||1|
|Tilted Kilt (Jun '12)||Jan '16||ITz me||8|
Find what you want!
Search Prince George Forum Now
Copyright © 2017 Topix LLC