Youngkin Faces Pressure on Guns After Mass Shootings in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is facing calls to address gun violence after two mass shootings took place in the state in as many weeks, Newsweek reports.

Earlier this week, a manager at a Walmart in Chesapeake shot and killed six people, as well as injuring several others, and himself after entering the employee break room. The week before, a student at the University of Virginia allegedly shot and killed three members of the school football team.

Although Youngkin denounced the crimes, saying, “Heinous acts of violence have no place in our communities,” activists are pushing him to do more to reduce gun violence.

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