Blacksburg Town Council votes to approve gun ban ordinance

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — In a Tuesday night meeting of the Blacksburg Town Council, a vote was conducted that bans guns in town buildings, facilities and at public events that require a permit.

The vote was unanimous.

Council members say they received hundreds of emails from around the Commonwealth ahead of the vote on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Of those emails, more than 100 were from Blacksburg residents, a majority of whom, Town Council says, were in favor of the ban.

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