90 Miles From Tyranny : Virginia Governor Northam Increases Corrections Budget In Anticipation Of Jailing Gun Owners

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Virginia Governor Northam Increases Corrections Budget In Anticipation Of Jailing Gun Owners






As if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s wholesale attack on law-abiding gun owners wasn’t enough, the disgraced public official and his Michael Bloomberg-bought allies in the General Assembly now want the state’s hard-working taxpayers to foot the bill for their unconstitutional schemes. The budget bill (HB30) includes an appropriation of a quarter million dollars to carry out a host of gun control measures that Northam and his anti-gun allies hope to enact.

The $250,000 is appropriated to the Corrections Special Reserve Fund in order to provide for the “increase in the operating cost of adult correctional facilities resulting from the enactment” of Northam’s gun control measures. Among the enumerated laws that this allocation is meant to fund is a ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms, the criminalization of private firearms transfers, and gun confiscation orders issued without due process.

Aside from the insult of forcing law-abiding Virginia taxpayers to pay for the diminution of their rights, the gun control allocation is a severe waste of resources. Northam’s Bloomberg-backed gun control measures will not make Virginia safer.

In additional to being unconstitutional, a ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms will not reduce violent crime.

Long guns of any description are rarely used in violent crime. FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data breaks down homicides by weapon type. In 2018, the FBI reported that there were five times as many ...


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2 comments:

  1. Tell me that it is going to become very real ~ very quickly ~ if this communist arse continues with this foolishness. Because we know it is gonna blow if he carries on.

    Virginians need our support. And as a Canadian, watching this go down, I am worried for my American friends.

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    1. He knows too! This is exactly why he is pushing ahead. Crushing all liberty and freedom is the basis of all communism. The sights and sounds of tanks in the streets is music to their eyes and ears!!

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