A group of Democratic lawmakers from Virginia unveiled a 28,000-signature petition Thursday demanding expansion of background checks for gun purchasers in the wake of a summer of violence that included the shootings of two Roanoke journalists and a tourism official on live television.
Seven Northern Virginia delegates and two Democratic nominees to the House of Delegates joined the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence at a news conference in Arlington to urge that background checks cover all gun sales, including those at gun shows and online.
Virginia should reinstate its one-gun-a-month law, House of Delegates candidate Elizabeth Miller said Friday.
Miller, a Democrat who is facing GOP Del. Thomas A. “Tag” Greason in the 32nd District, said that she has been held at gunpoint on three occasions and that it’s time to bring back the statute that restricted Virginians from buying more than one handgun per month.
EMILY's List, the powerhouse political action committee focused on electing pro-choice Democratic women, will unveil a round of endorsements in Virginia House of Delegates races today, and three of the four are running to represent a Loudoun constituency.
Incumbent state Del. Kathleeen Murphy in the 34th District and second-time candidates Jennifer Boysko and Elizabeth Miller will be among the four endorsements announced.
EMILY’s List Endorses Elizabeth Miller for Delegate
BROADLANDS, VA—EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has endorsed Elizabeth Miller, Democratic nominee for the Virginia House of Delegates in District 32, the organization announced today.
Challenger outpaces the incumbent by approximately 2.5 to 1 in a rematch of one of 2013’s closest races