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State of Virginia. 2012 ‘Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-287.4, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Open Carrying in Virginia. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Open Carrying in Virginia
Virginia does not generally prohibit the open carrying of firearms in public.
However, Virginia does prohibit the carrying of certain kinds of loaded firearms on or about the person, openly or concealed, in public places in certain cities…