Bloomberg’s anti-gun candidates win in Virginia but control measures could be repealed.

Image: Gotham Gazette (gothamgazette.com) via Wikipedia All six anti-gun Virginia…

Image: Gotham Gazette (gothamgazette.com) via Wikipedia

All six anti-gun Virginia State Senate candidates backed by Mayor Bloomberg won — but it still may soon be easier for firearms to travel from Old Dominion to the city’s streets.

The Virginia Republicans are poised to seize power in the Senate, giving them control over both state houses — and opening the door for them to repeal some of the state’s gun control laws.

Virginia already exports more guns than any other state to New York City — and that flood of firearms may become a tsunami, one of Bloomberg’s top advisers said.

“It’s bad for Virginians and it’s bad for public safety in New York City,” said John Feinblatt, the mayor’s Criminal Justice Coordinator.

Read the rest of Jonathan Lemire’s article at N.Y. Daily News.

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