Category Archives: Concealed Handgun Permit

Purchasing multiple handguns in Virginia

In 2020, the Democrat majority in the General Assembly enacted a ‘one handgun a month’ law.  That bill, SB69,  limited the number of handguns that a person could purchase within a 30-day-period to one. The bill did provide a number … Continue reading

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Does a center console count as a ‘secured container’ for purposes of the Virginia concealed carry law?

Last year I received a call from a prospective client who had been charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a permit.  For purposes of this article, we will call him ‘Bob’. Bob had been initially appointed counsel and was … Continue reading

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Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?

“Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?”  I was asked this question today and thought it would make a good article. As is often the case with seemingly simple questions like this one, there are nuances that … Continue reading

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