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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12/14/15  10:12 pm
Commenter: Aaron Westlake, TAXPAYER

Dangerous and Unconstitutional

Providing another gun-free zone simply gives those hell-bent on harming others another soft target.  It endangers ALL who are in that building, a handful of officers can't handle an active shooter situation alone.  Like the saying goes, " When you need a cop immediately, they are only minutes away."  

The unconstitutional part comes in when you demand that We the People are denied our basic right to self defense.  The right of self-defense (also called, when it applies to the defense of another, alter ego defense, defense of others, defense of a third person) is the right for persons to use reasonable force or defensive force, for the purpose of defending one's own life or the lives of others, including, in certain circumstances, the use of deadly force.  When another radical islamic terrorist  strikes, like in San Bernadino, We the People should be able to fight fire with fire, so to speak.

Furthermore, I request that the time for comments be extended, to allow We the People, a good amount of time to make our voices heard.

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