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Virginia Shooting Sports · 2d ago

Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Military Personnel Under 21 to Have CHP

Yesterday Governor Terry McAuliffe announced he had vetoed HB1582, a bill that would have allowed active duty and retired military members who are under the age of 21 to apply for concealed ...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 2W ago

Vote “YES” on 2017 NRA By-Laws Amendments

Earlier this month, VSSA members should have received their NRA February member magazine where NRA President and VSSA Life Member Allan D. Cors urged NRA members to approve the proposed by-l...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 2W ago

Legislative Update

Crossover occurred on Tuesday, February 7th and as of that date, all anti-gun legislation had been defeated.  Bills ranging from the usual background check bills (so-called "gun show loophol...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 3W ago

Frank Miniter: Five Things You Need to Know About Suppressors

Earlier this week, columnist Frank Miniter wrote an article posted on the America's First Freedom web site that was titled "Five Things You Need to Know About Suppressors."  In that article,...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 3W ago

Legislative Update

As the General Assembly races toward "Crossover" on February 7th, bills both good and bad are being dispensed with at a rapid pace.  That is not to say that good legislation is not moving fo...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 3W ago

The Hill: NRA Set to Go On Offense

The Hill's story can be found here:“For the first time in almost a decade, the NRA is shifting from a defensive stance to a pro-active stance,” NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said. “We’re go...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 3W ago

Only 39 Voluntary Background Checks Run at 41 Gun Shows and Only One Buyer Denied Since July 1st

The Richmond Times Dispatch has the story here.  Since the new law took effect July 1st placing state police at every gun show to run voluntary background checks on private sales of firearms...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 4W ago

Will New 4th Circuit Court Ruling Allow Virginia CHP Holders to be Harassed in States Like Maryland?

Earlier this week, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in an en banc opinion, in U.S. v. Robinson that after a lawful traffic stop, police may frisk a person suspected of having...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 4W ago

NSSF Launches Project ChildSafe Communities

Yesterday, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), along with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City leaders and law enforcement officials, launched Project ChildSafe Communiti...
Virginia Shooting Sports · 1M ago

Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Afraid Suppressors Will Defeat Shot Spotter Technology

The gun ban crowd will stop at nothing to make sure the Hearing Protection Act does not make it through Congress and lands on President Trump's desk.  First it was to portray suppressors as ...