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Virginia Firearm, Weapon, & Hunting Laws: Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Gun Possession, Concealed Weapon Carry, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Hunting / Gaming Offenses
The author, Marina Medvin, is a passionate trial attorney who focuses her practice exclusively on criminal defense. She advocates for her clients in Federal and Virginia State courthouses on a daily basis. Ms. Medvin is presently accepting clients for criminal cases pending in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Prince William, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. Attorney Medvin is also a proud former employee of the National Rifle Association of America and a passionate Constitutional Rights advocate. In this article, Ms. Medvin explains the laws, penalties, and defenses of various firearms and weapons offenses in Virginia.
THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS & THE RIGHT TO SELF DEFENSE
The Second Amendment provides that: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This is part of our Constitution, our basic guiding principles.
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