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Virginia took a huge step forward in 2020, enacting a historic slate of gun violence prevention laws, all in the NRA’s backyard. State law now requires background checks on all firearm sales, restricts access to firearms by people in crisis and disarms domestic abusers.

1,065 In an average year, 1,065 people die by guns in Virginia. More at EveryStat.
#14 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer Commonwealth, Virginia must work to combat the epidemic of daily gun violence in its cities and expand on the legislative progress it made this year.

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