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Va. Gov. McAuliffe Vetoes Weapons Legislation, 'Tebow Bill'

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (Photo: AP) Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (Photo: AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed legislation that would allow people to carry concealed switchblades and a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public-school sports.
    
The governor announced the vetoes Monday. He also vetoed a bill that would lower the allowable age of conceal handgun permit holders from 21 to 18 for active duty military members and veterans.
    
McAuliffe vetoed a similar school sports bill last year, saying it would create an uneven playing field. The so-called "Tebow bill" is named for Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback who was home-schooled and allowed to play football for his local high school.
    
Though Republicans control both chambers of the General Assembly, they do not have enough votes to overturn McAuliffe's vetoes.

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