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There was a surprising vote by the Virginia state Senate today a weapons assault ban failed Democrats did it then there will not be an assault weapons ban in Virginia during this legislative session after the Senate Judiciary Committee effectively killed the bill that would have prohibited the sale of certain semi automatic firearms and band magazines that hold more than twelve rounds for Democrats including senator Cree deeds sided with Republicans against it they're obviously a lot of questions about definitions in this bill definitions do matter how how would you care this bill or till the twenty twenty one session and that's exactly what will happen the committee voting to put the issue on hold for a year while the state crime commission studies it Nick I Nelly the a U. T.