Virginia Election Wrapup - The Bad Ne...

Virginia Election Wrapup - The Bad News, Good News, & Wishful Thinking By The Antis

There are 2 comments on the AmmoLand story from Nov 8, 2013, titled Virginia Election Wrapup - The Bad News, Good News, & Wishful Thinking By The Antis. In it, AmmoLand reports that:

THE BAD NEWS: Anti-gun Terry McAuliffe-Bloomberg won the governorship by 2.5% over Ken Cuccinelli and anti-gun Ralph Northam won the Lt.

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Jorja Fox

Lovingston, VA

#1 Nov 9, 2013
Anti-gun?? Who is anti-gun? The words you're searching for are "gun control." This article appears to be "anti-truth."
Jorja Fox

Lovingston, VA

#2 Nov 9, 2013
Just because Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is pushing for an assault weapons ban and one-gun-a-month restriction in the Old Dominion doesn't mean he's opposed to slinging lead.
In fact, the former Democratic Party chairman is one of Virginia's newest gun owners, the proud papa of a sleek Beretta over and under shotgun, the standard of excellence at the area's skeet ranges.
Whether he meant to or not, McAuliffe's purchase at Dick's made a statement related to the current push for national gun control in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. That's because Dick's was among the first stores to suspend the sales of assault-style rifles from its inventory like the Bushmaster used in Newtown, Conn
After the shootings, McAuliffe issued a statement calling for a new assault-weapons ban, a rule to curb gun purchases by Virginians to one gun a month and a closer look at the mental health of gun buyers. "First, we must prioritize the diagnosis, treatment, and awareness of mental health issues by recognizing that individuals with psychological and emotional disorders need our help instead of stigmatization. Second, I've said in the past and I continue to believe that there are mainstream restrictions on dangerous weapons that we can agree on including: renewal of the Assault Weapons Ban, passage of bipartisan legislation to strengthen background checks, and re-implementation of Virginia's one-gun-a-month rule," he said.

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