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22 January 2008

Washington Post

RICHMOND, Virginia — Hundreds of advocates flooded the state Capitol on Monday to urge the Virginia General Assembly to enact reforms on such issues as the environment, immigration and gun control. On a day dominated by personal lobbying, memories of the massacre at Virginia Tech pervaded the Capitol as activists from across the state converged to call on lawmakers to make changes in Virginia's gun laws and mental health system. Although Monday was a federal holiday... (

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