Monday, December 28, 2015

Amusing: VA GOP may strip Gov. Terry McAuliffe of his armed protection...

This would be an appropriate response.
“We’ve had calls all day and our Facebook page is blowing up,” Buchanan said. “People don’t know what to do or where they can carry. People are beginning to ask me why they should even get a permit. Right now, people are wondering what Virginia is coming to.”
Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, has been unsuccessful in his gun-control efforts and he has taken some steps through executive action, including the recent ban on concealed guns in most state offices.
Herring’s announcement came three weeks before the start of the General Assembly session, which is controlled by Republicans. In November, a bill was filed that would require Virginia to recognize permits from other states. If approved, it would reverse Herring’s ruling.
Carrico said he’ll address the issue come January.
“A lot of the governor’s power is deferred to the General Assembly at that point and I’ll be getting with my collegues to circumvent everything this governor has done on this point,” he said. “I have a budget amendment that I’m looking at to take away his executive protection unit. If he’s so afraid of guns, then I’m not going to surround him with armed state policemen.” Read it all...

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