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Hearing for McAuliffe’s proposed ban on concealed weapons in state buildings this week

Posted at 7:04 PM, Aug 28, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Department of General Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday regarding  Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to permanently ban all concealed weapons from executive branch offices.

McCauliffe signed an executive order to prevent gun violence last year. Some of the measures included creating a new task force, a tip line for state police so people can report gun violations and a ban on all weapons in executive branch offices.

Virginia State Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Lori Haas stood next to the governor when he made the announcement.

"More guns in more places does not stop gun violence,” said Haas, who is also the mother of VT shooting survivor.

 Lori Haas

Lori Haas

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