Kaine Pushes for Tougher Gun Laws (Richmond Times Dispatch)
In a move certain to be opposed by most gun owners, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine is using the recent shootings of two Roanoke TV journalists and a local Chamber of Commerce staffer to make another push for gun control. From the Richmond Times Dispatch:
Almost two weeks after two journalists were fatally shot during a live broadcast near Roanoke, U.S. Sen. Timothy M. Kaine, D-Va., unveiled legislation that could potentially open the door to tougher gun control laws, including expanded background checks.
The Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act would hold accountable people who sell or transfer firearms to someone who is already barred from owning a gun under federal law….