West Virginia considering new Capitol security
From the Associated Press:
West Virginians can carry firearms to many city swimming pools, tennis courts and afterschool centers under gun protections okayed by state lawmakers and their governor in 2014. Now those officials in the gun-friendly state are debating whether to ratchet up security at their own Capitol.
At the gold-domed Capitol in Charleston, there are no metal detectors to walk through at the building’s numerous, spread-out entrances or doors to legislative chambers. There aren’t any X-ray machines to scan packages. Visitors generally come and go freely to the Capitol building – though guns are generally illegal on the stately tree-lined grounds…….