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Tue Feb 14, 2012, 08:16 PM

Reuters: Virginia set to remove limit on monthly gun purchases [View all]

This is certainly a hearty "Fuck You" to Michael Bloomberg

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/13/us-guns-virginia-idUSTRE81C1Y320120213

Virginia set to remove limit on monthly gun purchases

By Matthew A. Ward

PORTSMOUTH, Va | Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:38pm EST

(Reuters) - Virginia is set to remove a limit of one handgun purchase per month that has been on the books for 19 years, one of a host of pro-gun measures moving through the legislature.

The state Senate voted 21-19 to amend Virginia law to eliminate the prohibition that was enacted in 1993 in an effort to curb gun-smuggling operations.

The vote confirmed a version of the measure passed by the House of Delegates in a 66-32 vote earlier this month, and now sends it to Republican Governor Bob McDonnell's desk.

Governor spokesman Jeff Caldwell told Reuters that McDonnell plans to sign the bill into law...


and the backlash continues...

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