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  • Gun bill gets shot down by panel (VA Tech - On Drudge)

    04/16/2007 9:48:10 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 88 replies · 13,517+ views ^ | January 31, 2006 | Greg Esposito
    A bill that would have given college students and employees the right to carry handguns on campus died with nary a shot being fired in the General Assembly. House Bill 1572 didn't get through the House Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety. It died Monday in the subcommittee stage, the first of several hurdles bills must overcome before becoming laws. The bill was proposed by Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah County, on behalf of the Virginia Citizens Defense League. Gilbert was unavailable Monday and spokesman Gary Frink would not comment on the bill's defeat other than to say the issue...