thanks for the heads up!
This is a discussion on Pending CCW Legislation In Virginia within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Somehow the following issue slipped under everyone's radar. I know because there has been only one comment submitted. "As you may or may not know, ...
Somehow the following issue slipped under everyone's radar. I know because there has been only one comment submitted.
"As you may or may not know, there is a move afoot to allow CCW licensees to concealed carry in State Forests. Now there is one more hurdle a public web-based comment period.
If you want to carry concealed in VA State forests go to the website and put in a comment TODAY!
COMMENT PERIOD ENDS JULY 8, 2009
The website's address is: http://townhall.virginia.gov/L...age.cfm?stageid=5042
To enter, click on the "In Progress" symbol under "Comment Period" at the bottom of the page.
Then, Click on "Enter a comment."
Enter your name, email address, subject, comment, and the two letter code (found at the bottom, which is used to verify you are a real person sitting at a keyboard).
Sample subject line: "Please approve concealed carry in State Forests!"
Sample message: "I support the proposed regulation change. Please expedite the change!"
P L E A S E, let your Virginia members & friends know about this important issue. Also, I encourage you to post this same message on other CCW websites you visit.
The actual link for the Townhall page is abbreviated, and does not work. Can you re-post the whole link?
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And sent to about 50 others!
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Welcome SeriouslySig, and thanks for posting. I just entered my name. I'am also in Roanoke.
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government".
"The right of the whole people, old and young, men, women and boys, and not militia only, to keep and bear arms of every description, not such merely as are used by the militia, shall not be infringed, curtailed, or broken in upon, in the smallest degree..."
Nunn v. State GA 1848
VCDL is also asking for amended comments requesting a hearing to make open carry legal.
The issue apparently is that state forest regs are in conflict with state law.
Point of order: This is a regulatory, not a legislative, issue.
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