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State Sen. Bill Stanley, R-franklin, right, looks on as state Sen. Ryan McDougle, R-Hanover, left, speaks against SB240, the so-called "Red Flag" gun bill during debate in the Virginia Senate inside the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The bill passed on a party-line vote, 21-19 in favor of the Democrats. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Virginia Senate passes 'red flag' gun law over fierce opposition

Associated Press

The Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others, as the state moves closer to joining a growing number of states enacting so-called "red flag" gun laws.

A day after rally, Virginia Senate advances 'red flag' gun law

Associated Press

The day after a massive gathering of gun-rights activists at the Virginia Capitol, the state Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

Demonstrators stand outside a security zone before a pro gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Thousands of pro-gun supporters are expected at the rally to oppose gun control legislation like universal background checks that are being pushed by the newly elected Democratic legislature. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Virginia braces for unprecedented show of force by gun-rights activists

- Associated Press

Gun-rights activists -- some making deliberate displays of their military-style rifles -- began to descend on Virginia's capital city Monday to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.

FBI arrests 3 white supremacists ahead of Virginia's pro-gun rally

- Associated Press

FBI agents on Thursday arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia's capital.