‘Gun-Free Zone’ Policy Stopped Virginia Beach Victim From Carrying Her Gun To Work

By Madeline Osburn:

The night before 12 people were killed in Virginia Beach on May 31, one victim, Kate Nixon, told her husband she wanted to carry a gun to work because she feared her would-be attacker, but decided against it because of the city’s no-gun policy, according to the family’s lawyer.

The next day, the shooter, who had worked as a city public utilities engineer for nine years, fired at his defenseless colleagues in the city’s Municipal Center.

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