Democratic Senator Mark Warner is criticizing parts of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economy recovery plan. The senator is also sharing the reason why he won’t necessarily vote to impeach Donald Trump.
A bill was introduced in Virginia to legally require background checks for gun rentals at shooting ranges. This comes after two young men who were previously involuntarily committed for mental health reasons, rented firearms at an indoor shooting range in Hanover, and took their lives.
In his first official acts as president, Joe Biden is signing executive orders on a broad range of issues, from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change and immigration, to fulfill campaign promises.
While a caravan of pro-gun lobbyists made its way through Richmond for Lobby Day 2021, proponents of stricter gun laws were holding the 29th Annual Virginia Vigil & Advocacy Day to Prevent Gun Violence on Zoom.
A majority of Virginians felt that the General Assembly’s 2020 special session did not address systemic racism, according to a recent poll from VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.
JMU political science professor: “Things have gotten out of hand, and the social media outlets have not been responsible enough, they have allowed a great deal of incendiary speech to occur, and they don’t have to. And that’s the bottom line.”
Leaders from Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. are encouraging Americans not to travel to the nation’s Capital for President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration and instead ask that people join virtually.
7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger is calling on the people who attacked the U.S. Capitol, and the people who incited them, to be held accountable – including her colleagues in the House and Senate.
Two Hanover men each took their lives at Green Top Shooting Range in Hanover County last July. Both had been committed to mental health institutions, multiple times before. But their families say a loophole in gun laws allowed them to rent a firearm, a loophole they are now working to close.
Jones says the work now will be gaining that sense of security back after rioters stormed the nation’s Capitol building just as Congress was set to officially certify Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States.