January 20, 2013
Virginia Lawmaker Who Brandished AK-47 Has History Of Violence
A Virginia lawmaker who drew gasps from his colleagues when he brandished a borrowed AK-47 during an anti-gun speech Thursday was found guilty in 2002 of committing a vicious 1999 assault, was sanctioned for legal misconduct while prosecuting a rape case, spent six months in jail for contempt of a federal court, and saw his law license revoked in 2003. [...]
According to legal brief filed by the victim's attorneys, Morrissey shouted, "I'm going to kill you. I'm going to beat your head in," before beating the victim and "smash[ing] his head into the corner of a brick wall."
Morrissey was charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding, a felony in Virginia. He was ultimately convicted of a lesser charge of assault & battery, a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor does not usually limit a convict's legal right to possess a weapon. However, a history of violence should.
Read more at Red State Virginia
(Hat Tip: Gateway Pundit)
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I find it particularly amusing that the same Democratic lawmakers who think law-abiding gun owners are not responsible enough to own guns don't even know how to safely hold a weapon!
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A Weapons Safety Lesson For Joe Morrissey (D-Highland Springs) Of Virginia
TAKE THAT GUN AWAY from Joe Morrissey (D, Virginia House of Delegates).