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Gun-rights proponents continue to clash with state Democrats over gun-grabbing legislation.
By Michael Swartz, Patriot Post, Jan. 17, 2020
One of the bellwether elections of the 2018 “blue wave” was the prior year’s state-level balloting in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Not only did the Democrats retain the governor’s office, swapping out Terry McAuliffe for his lieutenant, Ralph “Blackface” Northam, but they also came within a single vote of securing the Virginia House of Delegates, a remarkable shift from its previous 66-34 Republican majority. Last November, the Democrats finished what they started, gaining six more House seats and flipping the Virginia Senate, where the GOP’s narrow majority had stood since 2015.
With their legislative majority firmly established, a governor limited to one term, and the 2018 Charlottesville strife still fresh in their minds, Virginia Democrats decided to begin this year with a virulently anti-Second Amendment gun-control agenda. Perhaps having seen this writing on the wall, a vast majority of Virginia’s counties and independent cities have declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries, vowing not to enforce draconian gun-confiscation laws if passed. ….