This should be the straw that breaks the camels back and wakes up pro-gun folks across the country. VA is about to attempt what the left fantasizes about doing nationwide. I know of folks whose entire gun safe will be empty except for an old six-shooter and a BB gun. It’s time to make some calls, let your local legislators know this is wrong! (Related video)
Virginia lawmakers are now considering a state law banning the ownership of certain semi-automatic guns deemed “assault firearms” and limiting the magazine capacity of other firearms in the state — and there are no clauses that would allow existing owners to continue possessing them.*
Virginia state Sen. Richard Saslaw , which would expand the definition of an “assault firearm” to cover many different semi-automatic rifles and pistols. The bill would call for the ban of such firearms, barring people from purchasing, possessing, selling or transferring those weapons.* [introduced SB16](https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+SB16)
Among the changes in firearm definitions, the bill would expand the term “assault firearm” to include semi-automatic centerfire rifles and pistols with a fixed magazine capacity greater than 10 rounds.