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Giffords and Kelly Push for Gun Control in Virginia

More than a dozen advocates are launching a new state-wide effort to bring more gun control laws to the commonwealth.

At the State Capitol, Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Captain Mark Kelly announced the Virginia Coalition for Common Sense.

Captain Kelly says the group he co-founded with his wife - Americans for Responsible Solutions - will provide most of the coalition’s funding.

The couple is also lending their support to start similar gun control groups in Oregon, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Delaware.

 

State Senator Don McEachin Set To Announce Run for Congress in the 4th District

State Senator Don McEachin is set to announce he will run for Congress in Virginia’s redrawn 4th district.

Senator McEachin, a Democrat from Henrico, turned in his paperwork and petitions yesterday (3/14) with 3,000 signatures, three times the required number, and will make his formal announcement today.

The UVA law school graduate is an attorney in private practice and has served in the General Assembly for 16 years.

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