Va. Lawmakers Push To Limit Gun Access Of Violent Sex Offenders, Involuntarily Committed

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia gun control advocates and some lawmakers have some ideas for the 2014 legislative session.

They will be announcing their agenda for the 60-day session Wednesday at the Capitol.

Proposed measures include limiting gun access by individuals convicted of stalking or violent sex crimes, as well as individuals involuntarily committed for mental health treatment.

New Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has said he supports some increased gun restrictions.

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