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James E. Edmunds II receives Endorsement from National Rifle Association

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The National Rifle Association (NRA) Political Victory Fund has announced its endorsement of James E. Edmunds III for the 60th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Erin Luper, Virginia State Liaison for the NRA stated, “You have been recognized as being a solid pro-gun, pro-hunting candidate who is an advocate for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

“Your “A” rating is based upon your exemplary service as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and your firm pledge to support and uphold the Second Amendment rights of Virginia’s citizens. I look forward to continuing to work with Mr. Edmunds to advance the interests of Virginia’s law-abiding firearm owners and sportsmen.”

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VA Citizens Defense League names Del. Edmunds #4 in House of Delegates for support of gun rights

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Delegate James Edmunds has been named # 5 in the House of Delegates for support of gun rights by the Virginia Citizens Defense League. For more details and to download the full report, visit this link.

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Edmunds vows to overturn veto

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“Governor Terry McAuliffe is at it again. Not only has he vetoed nearly every conservative piece of legislation that was passed during the 2017 session, now he wants to bring back a law that would prohibit anyone from purchasing more than one handgun a month,” Del. James Edmunds said this week.

McAuliffe tacked an amendment onto a bill introduced by Senator Richard Stuart (SB1023), and passed by both houses of the General Assembly this session, that would protect Virginians with concealed carry handgun permits when traveling in states that do not recognize Virginia’s law.

McAuliffe’s amendment will make it a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine, for anyone, other than a licensed gun dealer, to lawfully purchase more than one gun a month.

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60th District Digest March 28, 2017

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Halifax:
Governor Terry McAuliffe is at it again! Not only has he vetoed nearly every conservative piece of legislation that was passed during the 2017 session, now he wants to bring back a law that would prohibit anyone from purchasing more than one handgun a month.

Governor McAuliffe tacked an amendment onto a bill introduced by Senator Richard Stuart (SB1023), and passed by both houses of the General Assembly this session, that would protect Virginians with concealed carry handgun permits when traveling in states that do not recognize Virginia's law. McAuliffe's amendment will make it a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $2500 fine, for anyone, other than a licensed gun dealer, to lawfully purchase more than one gun a month.

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60th District Digest July 5, 2016

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Halifax:
The 2016 General Assembly adjourned in early March. Throughout the 60-day session, we considered thousands of bills. Most of the bills that ultimately passed and were signed by the Governor will go into effect on July 1.

Every year, the General Assembly publishes a comprehensive list of bills that are likely to affect your everyday life. Below, I have highlighted the major accomplishments. You can read the entire list here http://dls.virginia.gov/pubs/idc/idc16.pdf

Constitutional Amendments
There will be two constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. The first will enshrine our right to work status in Virginia constitution, which will make Virginia a stronger state for business by guaranteeing that no employee can be fired just because he or she refuses to join a union. The second constitutional amendment will give localities the option to provide a property tax exemption to the surviving spouse of a law enforcement, firefighter, or emergency service personnel killed in the line of duty. I encourage you to vote "Yes" on both of these amendments in November.

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