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Gun rights suit related to COVID-19 improperly removed (access required)

Where gun rights advocates challenged the governor’s closure order issued in response to COVID-19 solely under the Virginia constitution, the defendant’s removal to federal court fails because the suit did not arise under federal law, even if the right to bear arms under the Virginia constitution is coextensive with the Second Amendment. But because there ...