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  • October 26, 2016

    One of the more frequent inquiries from clients this time of year involves the legality of open and concealed carry at polling places. There are two distinct components to our answer in these situations: what does the law stipulate; and, what do we advise? Our job as your law firm is to advise you on your legal rights, and also to provide you legal …

  • October 11, 2016

    A Brief Summary of West Virginia’s New Law Regarding ‘Constitutional’ Concealed Carry W.Va. House Bill 4145 became effective on May 24, 2016 and is commonly called West Virginia Constitutional Carry. What does this mean for you and me? Well, simply stated, if you are 21 years of age or older and are not what is known as a “prohibited person” then you may carry …

  • January 14, 2016

    The Virginia General Assembly opened the 2016 session on Wednesday, January 14 in Richmond. Coming on the heels of Governor McAullife’s announcement that all Executive buildings are now gun free zones and the VSP audit of reciprocating States’ concealed carry laws resulting in AG Herring’s withdrawal of Concealed Carry Reciprocity with 25 previously recognized States, gun bills will likely take center stage during this …

  • January 7, 2016

    USDLaw Partner and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli appeared on CNN Thursday a few hours ahead of President Obama’s ‘town hall’ meeting on gun violence. Responding to comments from former Mayor Nutter of Philadelphia, Cuccinelli stated that the majority of gun deaths in America result from suicide and other mental illness, and that efforts to expand the sharing of mental health data began …

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    December 8, 2015

    From the Richmond Times Dispatch:   Photo by Bob Brown, Times-Dispatch A new rule barring concealed guns in most state offices was put into effect late last week as an emergency regulation, clearing the way for executive agencies to proceed with the implementation of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s recent executive order on gun violence. After the concealed-carry regulation went into effect last Thursday, an …