Last Thursday Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (R) signed into law SB 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R - Harrisonburg), a bill which provides privacy protections for Virginia Concealed handgun Permit holders. The measure provides confidentiality to concealed handgun records held by Circuit Court Clerks in much the same way that the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act protects driver licenses and motor vehicle records.
“Now that Senate Bill 1335 has been signed by the governor, law-abiding Virginians will no longer risk having their private information disclosed simply because they choose to exercise a constitutional right,” Senator Obenshain told the Richmond Times Dispatch. A candidate for Virginia Attorney General, Obenshain demonstrated his parliamentary prowess by . . .