Good on ALL of you! A very impressive display. You'll have to keep the pressure on obviously... because Northam will come back at that ban in a year. Though, I have a feeling this whole situation will spur a lot of pro-2A people to get out and vote and even to run for local and higher office, which is really what's needed.
We never gave up here in VA. There has been a massive phone and email campaign along with people showing up at their delegate and senator's offices to voice concern. I got really involved down here and the sheer number of people involved was awesome. Nobody waited for an organization to do it for them. My county and most others stood up grass roots 2A groups. It was a very organic process. County and Local LEO overwhelmingly stated that they would not enforce any ban. The VASP troopers in private said they did not support it.
Hey, no need to get personal! This is simply a difference of opinion. You seem to believe that if roughly one-third of people have poor fiscal management practices and aren't paying down debt and saving for a rainy date, that means it can't truly be a "good economy" due to all the personal debt and lack of a "nest egg". Fair enough. Others are saying that today's economy is, in fact, gangbusters, even when there's a percentage of people managing their finances very poorly... the latter doesn't affect the former. Also a reasonable opinion.
It's just a discussion. Agree to disagree... instead, it seems we're doing this: