Virginia Attorney General Agrees Tannerite Legal In Virginia

Virginia Citizens Defense League
Virginia Citizens Defense League

Covington VA –-( Tannerite is legal in Virginia for use in exploding targets, as confirmed by Attorney General Mark Herring (the Sheriff of Hanover needs to take note of that ruling).

Attorney General Mark Herring wrote a letter to the Chesterfield Commonwealth’s Attorney earlier this month, reinforcing that;

“possession or use of (exploding targets) for recreational purpose alone, in the absence of other circumstances, is not illegal.” Herring expressed no opinion about whether exploding targets “might comprise a misdemeanor violation of other statues or ordinances, such as disturbing the peace or any applicable zoning or noise ordinances.”

However, being a good neighbor and not over doing it is always a good idea. A recent Tannerite shoot caused some Chesterfield residents to bring the issue up to their Board of Supervisors members.


Here is a link to the Attorney General’s opinion on Tannerite:

Virginia Attorney General Agrees Tannerite Legal In Virginia

Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). VCDL is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is a fundamental human right. Visit:

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Steven DeAtley

just bought me some,daughter wants to go blow some stuff up.can’t hardly wait to see what this stuff will do.i read this article because i live in Bland county Va. and was wondering if’n i was gonna be legal shooting this here stuff.I do have some Yankee neighbors but they like shooting and guns also.soon as they got down here from New Jersey they got 2 pocket sized 380’s and their concealed carry permits and told me it was like they had moved from a commie state to a free one.


Well don’t do like the fake Russian arms tester else did on youtube and nearly die from a truck door flying missing him by 3 feet or so.


This is priceless ! ,,….’just because you can doesn’t mean you should’ ! What the hell kind of sense does that make ? That is coming from a triple digit IQ yankee,…’nuff said !


Thats what its suppose to do when you shoot it sh*t for brains,…go boom ! The more you mix the louder the boom ! I shouldn’t have to explain that to triple digit iq yankees like you should I ? ‘Texas like a whole other contry’ !


@Tex,..just ignore them yankees.Consider the source.They do what yankees do,run their mouth about bullsh8t ! I ain’t never seen a yankee that don’t really enjoy the sound of their own voice.


Carter,you and Larry brains combined wouldn’t have enough sense to pour piss out of a boot ! Us rednecks don’t need yankees like you giving us advise of anykind or telling us what we should or shouldn’t do.Hell you funny talking fools can’t even take care of yourself !


Tex, you’re a dumb bubba.
Larry’s sentiments are spot on. Tannerite is a lot of fun and has its place. Most people see it as a novelty and move on but I can imagine trundling down some forest service road and coming across you mixing up a gallon of it so you can video tape your hottie shooting your AK on full auto and making it go boom.
Shazam bro, pass the chew.


LarryKing,Moron,You hope them “dumb bubbas” out there don’t ruin it for triple digit iq’s like you ? Too funny ! Ruin what for you Einstein ? You must to be a yankee from one of them really cool places like CT,NY.IL,etc.,..ain’t ya ? Damn,Ammoland needs to screen better so trash like you can’t post !


I think they are fun and cool, however, I sure hope some of the dumb bubbas out there don’t ruin it for those of us with triple-digit IQs. The old adage, “just because you can doesn’t mean that you should.”


Things that go boom.


I have no issue with using any product that will help shooting. Hell I have a vast gun collection and love to shoot. However for all you dumb ass’s who feel it’s ok to blow shit up close to anyone’s home so that it rocks the house. Your just stupid. I have served in the Army for 17yrs. deployed 7 times in combat zones around the world. This being said at 1:30 am a dumb ass blowing this shit off with a AK-47 neighbor’s called the police, Yes I was brought back to a bad place and nearly killed someone… Read more »

Steven DeAtley

i wouldnt say it is safe to shoot around anyones home,i will shoot mine at our range which is out in Big Walker Mnt.and it is out in the middle of Jefferson National Forest.I would think it is again the law to shoot it close to a home.I am pretty sure the Va. Game laws state that it is unlawful to discharge a firearm within 100 yrds.of any occupied dwelling.