Over the weekend, another deranged person went on a shooting spree, killing 12 people at the Virginia Beach business where the man worked, until a earlier the same day when he emailed his resignation.
Naturally, anti-gun Democrats, including Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, acted like Chicken Little, but instead of running around screaming that the sky is falling, they are running around screaming that guns kill.
When Northam ran for governor, part of his campaign was filled with all kinds of promises for more gun control laws to be passed.
So, keeping true to the Chicken Little hysteria, Northam has called for a special legislative session for the sole purpose to pass more and stricter gun control.
NPR – After Virginia Beach Shooting, Gov. Ralph Northam Calls Session On Gun Violence – In the aftermath of a mass shooting that killed 12 people in Virginia Beach, Va., Gov. Ralph Northam is calling a special legislative session to address gun violence.
“We must do more than give our thoughts and prayers; we must give Virginians the action they deserve,” Northam said during a news conference Tuesday morning in Richmond, Va.
Northam said he is summoning the Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly to consider what he describes as “common-sense public safety laws” — including universal background checks; bans on assault-style weapons and bump stocks, as well as sound suppressors like the one used in the Virginia Beach shooting; requirements to report lost or stolen firearms; and expanded authority for local municipalities to regulate firearms, including in government buildings.
The governor’s spokeswoman said Northam’s office is hoping to arrange the special session for late June…
Northam says that it’s outrageous for people to go to work, school or church and not know if they’ll ever come home.
He forgets that tobacco, a long main crop in Virginia kills far more people in his state and every other state than guns do.
Secondly, far more people in Virginia will be killed in an auto accident and by impaired drivers than by guns and they’ll never make it home either.
The issue has nothing to do with the safety of the people but everything to do with disarming the American people and stripping them of their constitutional rights.
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