WTVR: Advocates urge Virginia governor to sign gun bills: ‘Do not veto our safety’

RICHMOND, Va. — More than 100 people, many holding picket signs and pictures at the Virginia State Capitol on Saturday, urged Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin to sign what they called “gun safety” legislation. Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor told the crowd that universal background checks should be “logical and so easy” for lawmakers to approve. […]

ABC8: Bill would change how Virginia parents would be charged if their child obtains a firearm

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — In the Commonwealth of Virginia, adults can be held legally responsible if a child obtains their firearm — and proposed legislation could strengthen these regulations. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Richmond Police Department charged 59-year-old Cornelius Robinson of Richmond, a family member of an Oak Grove/Bellemeade Elementary School student who brought […]

Everytown: Gun Violence Prevention Advocates, Lawmakers Urge Governor Youngkin to Sign Gun Safety Bills

RICHMOND, VA – Today, nearly 200 gun violence survivors and volunteers with Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action were joined by advocates from other gun violence prevention groups across the Commonwealth and Senator Jennifer Boysko (SD-33), House Delegate Marcus Simon (HD-53), House Delegate Mike Jones (HD-77), House Delegate Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (HD-05), and Henrico Commonwealth […]

Institute for Innovation in Prosecution’s Panel on Reproductive Justice

Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor joined the Institute for Innovation in Prosection’s Panel on Reproductive Justice to discuss major changes to reproductive rights and freedoms in Virginia and across the Commonwealth, and how prosecutors can be proactive in the protection of these rights.