Legislator Brings Assault Weapon to House of Delegates

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January 17, 2013

7:31 PM

According to the Richmond Time-Dispatch, Del. Joseph Morrissey, D-Henrico held an assault style weapon on the floor of the House of Delegates. Morrissey is currently sponsoring a bill to ban sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, one bill among several that a House Militia and Police subcommittee will examine. Other types of bills are also being considered, including a bill that will allow certain trained school officials to carry concealed weapons on school grounds.

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