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Va. Governor Ralph Northam to Call Special Session Over Gun Control

Just days after a mass shooting at Virginia beach, Governor Ralph Northam says he will call for a special session to pass gun control legislation.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation.

Northam told The Associated Press ahead of his Tuesday announcement that he plans to convene a special legislative session later this summer. The Democrat said new laws are urgently needed to prevent killings like Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach.

Continue reading the full article at the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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