Herring’s announcement came three weeks before the start of the General Assembly session, which is controlled by Republicans. In November, a bill was filed that would require Virginia to recognize permits from other states. If approved, it would reverse Herring’s ruling.
Carrico said he’ll address the issue come January.
“A lot of the governor’s power is deferred to the General Assembly at that point and I’ll be getting with my colleagues to circumvent everything this governor has done on this point,” he said. “I have a budget amendment that I’m looking at to take away his executive protection unit. If he’s so afraid of guns, then I’m not going to surround him with armed state policemen.”
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Gun control politicos in Virginia likely to get a nasty surprise in January
You will recall that State AG Mark R. Herring recently cancelled concealed carry reciprocity agreements with 25 other states. The Virginia General Assembly is now planning to cancel Herring: