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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Friday a bipartisan deal on gun control. The legislation would have Virginia accept concealed handgun permits from nearly all states – a reversal of the commonwealth’s attorney general’s decision earlier last month. While some tout the legislation as an example of bipartisan compromise, others call the deal a betrayal. Kojo explores the details of the legislation, and new gun control measures are making their way through Richmond.
- Brian Moran Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, Virginia
- Alan Suderman Virginia State House Reporter, The Associated Press
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