Instead, he let it move forward without his signature. The impact is negligible, even when he vetoed last year's constitutional amendments they still appeared on the ballot and if governor's neither sign nor veto bills after session they automatically become law.
But his lack of action could send a message about his feelings about the amendment.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."