Bloomberg, Northam Push Back on Gun Law ‘Misinformation’

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he has no plans to confiscate guns or cut electricity to gun owners who refuse, responding to what he called “misinformation” spreading online about his gun control plans.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg voiced strong support for enacting new gun regulations in Virginia a few months after groups he backs spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win full control of state government. But the former New York City mayor said confiscating the military-style assault rifles already in circulation would be unworkable. And Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he has no plans to confiscate guns or cut electricity to gun…

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