Out-of-state residents can apply for a nonresident concealed carry permit in Virginia without ever stepping foot in the state, or placing a finger on a trigger.
The mayors call on Congress to oppose legislation that would force states to recognize concealed carry weapon permits from other states.
The Senate bill to allow concealed carry of guns nationwide currently has 36 co-sponsors, all of whom are Republicans.
Giffords and other Democrats met on Capitol Hill Wednesday, just days after President Trump addressed thousands of NRA members.
A study has found that even those who own guns favor placing restrictions on where law-abiding citizens can carry firearms.
For years, national reciprocity has been a top priority for the National Rifle Association.
Everytown is threatening to hold elected officials responsible for their gun votes during their 2018 election races.