By SEÁN O'DONOGHUE
CHARLESTON - Last week, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed Senate Bill 347, Creating Firearms Act of 2015. The controversial bill was among the most high profile pieces of legislation to emerge after the 60-day legislative session, which concluded Saturday, March 14, 2015. Tomblin announced his veto Friday morning, March 20.
“Throughout my career, I have strongly supported the Second Amendment, as demonstrated by my repeated endorsements and high grades from the National Rifle Association. However, I must also be responsive to the apprehension of law enforcement officers from across the state, who have concerns about the bill as it relates to the safety of…