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but we must do more than give , our thoughts and prayers , we must give Virginians the action , they deserve Virginia governor Ralph Northam is calling a special session of the state legislature to pass gun control laws following Friday's Virginia beach massacre that left twelve people dead I will summon the members of the Senate and the house of delegates to meet in special session for the purpose of passing common sense public safety law the date for the special session has not yet been announced but north and says he will propose bills that include a ban on assault style rifles mandatory reporting of lost and stolen guns and an expansion of local authority to regulate firearms , last Friday to Wayne Craddick Virginia beach city engineer shot dead twelve people at the municipal building in one of the deadliest workplace shootings in the United States Craddick used to hand guns purchased legally that he re loaded with extended ammunition magazines police say there was also a silencer on one of the weapons he died after an extensive shoot out with police and I ask that the members of the General Assembly governor north and has recently been embroiled in a scandal involving a racist photograph from his nineteen eighty four yearbook and has been keeping a relatively low profile as a result , Friday's massacre has put it back under the spotlight although similar calls for legislation from the Republican controlled General Assembly have failed in the past I want this to be the last time north of his call for a special session comes just a few months before November elections they could determine the balance of power in Virginia