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20 Feb 2012

Both Sides Say Castle Doctrine Bill Was Rushed

Both sides in the Second Amendment debate in Virginia are looking to combat Monday’s Senate passage of House Bill 48, better known as the “Castle Doctrine.” The bill, introduced by Delegate Richard “Dickie” Bell, R-Staunton, passed the House on Feb. 9 on a 70-28 vote. On Monday afternoon, the Senate voted 24-16 to approve a slightly different version of the bill. The two chambers must resolve the wording before the bill can be sent to Gov. Bob McDonnell to be signed or vetoed.

18 Jan 2011

Tech Survivors Rally for Gun Control

Virginia Tech survivor Colin Goddard and others gathered in Richmond this week to share their thoughts about gun violence as “Living for 32” — a documentary about the Tech massacre — was screened at the YWCA.