An Open Letter to the Virginia Legislature
By Tom Curtin
I understand Governor Ralph Northam called for an emergency session on July 9, 2019, to ask the legislature for increased gun regulation in the Commonwealth. Governor Northam indicated this action was based on the recent shooting in the Virginia Beach Municipal Building.
Existing laws failed to deter the Virginia Beach shooter. The laws and regulations at the building prohibited open and concealed carry for all who are present. It took only one idiot to break those laws and regulations to kill and injure many people in just a few minutes
George Mason University’s highly respected law school has recently come under attack. The Virginia House Republicans came to the law school’s defense with a petition for support:
“In case you missed it, the left has been launching attacks on the reputation of George Mason University for not falling in line with their ideological agenda. Now the latest smear campaign is going after …
Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam vetoed a bill that would’ve banned localities from adopting so-called sanctuary city measures, which shields illegal aliens from deportation if they report crimes. That was the selling pitch, by the way. What it has become is a safe space for people who shouldn’t be here, coupled with local authorities inhibiting the enforcement of federal immigration laws.