Va. will once again recognize concealed carry permits from other states – The Washington Post

“Terry McAuliffe plans to announce Friday that Virginia will restore handgun reciprocity agreements with nearly all states, in a stunning reversal of firearms policy that angered Republicans and gun rights advocates across the nation.

The about-face is part of a deal that McAuliffe (D) struck with Republican leaders one month after Attorney General Mark R. Herring (D) severed the right for gun owners in 25 states to have their concealed carry permits recognized in Virginia.”
Read more at https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/mcauliffe-to-restore-handgun-reciprocity-in-deal-with-republicans/2016/01/28/6f8c0240-c5d8-11e5-9693-933a4d31bcc8_story.html

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  1. I think the REAL point is “how can a LEGAL decision by the Attorney General be overturned by POLITIAL pressure?” If the Attorney General’s decision to cancel reciprocity was based a legal opinion it should be immune to political pressure. If, on the other hand, the decision was politically motivated in the first place I contend it was an illegal, and possibly actionable, abuse of power by the AG.

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