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Rigell pushing for option of concealed weapons on bases

Remembering the shopping mall Marine Corps recruiting center  where he signed up, and the Reserves center where he drilled from 1978 to 1984, Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, been worried for a while whether a two decade old standing order banning concealed weapons on military bases made sense at a time when men and women in uniform are targets for terrorist violence. It came home this week, with the deadly attacks on a military recruiting center and a Navy Reserve facility in Chattanooga. "I found myself thinking, we can't go on like this ... we're not just going to sit by a take this," Rigell said. He's worried that because of their uniforms, men and...

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