Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of General Services
Department of General Services
Regulations Banning Concealed Firearms in Offices Occupied by Executive Branch Agencies [1 VAC 30 ‑ 105]
Action Promulgation of new regulation banning concealed firearms in executive branch agency offices
Stage Emergency/NOIRA
Comment Period Ended on 1/27/2016
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12/25/15  10:03 pm
Commenter: James Daffron

A fix for a problem that will break something that is not broken = Reducing safety in Government

This change will increase the probability that there will be a shooting in a place where there has never been a shooting?  You are increasing the probability of danger where there has been no danger.

All but two of the mass shootings have incurred in Gun Free zones. By definition, you will be creating a Gun Free Zone which is a Target for those with a Grudge against the Government of Virginia, Mentally Ill individuals who are paranoid and delusional and terrorists whether domestic or foreign.

Why would you take a safe place and make it far less safe? This does not make sense. There is no logic or rational for this action.  There has never been an incident and under the current policy, there never will be.  Making Gun Free Zones decreases the safety level immeasurably.  If this is done, then any incident would open the government up to massive lawsuits for reducing the safety of the employees.

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