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15 February 2008

Roanoke Times (Virginia), Editorial

Anyone who doubts that Virginia lawmakers are spineless when it comes to gun advocates need look no further than SB 436. Three-quarters of the Senate voted to put guns ahead of the lives of law enforcement officers. Most adult Virginians, the ones who aren't felons or mentally ill, may buy a gun and walk around with it as long as it is visible. The law allows so-called open carry. If someone wants to carry that gun out of sight, then he must get a concealed-carry... (

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