In Episode 69 of District of Conservation, host Gabriella Hoffman discusses the latest update to HB 961 in Virginia: This morning, four Democrats joined Republicans in the Judiciary Committee to pass on this extreme gun control bill, which would have banned most semi-automatic rifles and handguns, magazines exceeding 12 rounds, and suppressors. 

Show Notes: 

HB 961- https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB961

Committee Vote to Pass On HB 961 – https://twitter.com/gmoomaw/status/1229401793655955456

Four Dems who joined GOP State Senators: https://twitter.com/StephenGutowski/status/1229415038177480705

Cam Edwards’ article on why this is a sound defeat of Governor Northam’s anti-gun agenda: https://bearingarms.com/cam-e/2020/02/17/northams-gun-ban-bill-rejected/

Fully automatic guns are very hard to obtain – https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/automatic-weapons-are-legal-it-takes-lot-get-one-630000-us#stream/0

Suppressors: https://americansuppressorassociation.com/asa-announces-reintroduction-of-hearing-protection-act-a-bill-to-remove-suppressors-from-the-nfa/

Author

  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com