List your firearm for $19

Pro-Gun Rally in Virginia, USA goes off without a hitch

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

Despite inflammatory suggestions that the rally would be a flashpoint for violence, tens of thousands of 2nd Amendment Rights Supporters protested peacefully in Virginia recently at the rally organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

The League holds a rally each year where up to one thousand people attend but with the unprecedented attack on 2nd Amendment Rights with proposed law changes from Democratic Gov Ralph Northam and the states Democratic Leadership, this year’s rally attracted gun rights activists from across the country.

Democratic Lawmakers had tried to smear the audience as being full of white supremacists and fringe militia groups. They had insinuated that there could possibly be violence similar to what happened in Charlottesville in 2017. 

Despite this, the protest was peaceful and somewhat festive. There were chants of “USA” and the event even drew positive support from President Trump in a tweet. He tweeted “The Democrat Party in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia are working hard to take away your 2nd Amendment rights. This is just the beginning. Don’t let it happen, VOTE REPUBLICAN in 2020!”

The Governor had designated a weapons-free rally zone so many protestors chose to take their rally to surrounding streets, advocating for their 2nd Amendment Rights whilst dressed in camouflage gear and carrying rifles. 

One of the biggest concerns of rally goers was the proposed red flag laws which allowed citizens to be stripped of their weapons for somewhat subjective reasoning. Universal background checks are also disliked as Government overreach. 

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert praised the behaviour of rally attendees. He released a statement that included the following “I want to thank the tens of thousands of Virginians who came out to make their voices heard at today’s Second Amendment Lobby Day. The crowd was exactly as it had been in years past — peaceful, respectful, and orderly — except much, much larger. More than 20,000 people gathered with no arrests and no injuries. They even picked up their own trash.” He ended his statement “The law-abiding gun owners in attendance today are the ones who would bear the brunt of their anti-gun proposals, which would have little to no impact on crime or criminals.” 

Luke is one of the co-founders of GunHub and has helped build GunHub into a platform for other gun owners to buy and sell guns easily.

Latest Stories

Latest Videos

Join the GunHub Facebook Group!

Buy, Sell, Swap and Chat with other gun owners for free.

Share this post with your friends

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Featured Stories you may have missed

.223 vs .308

People like comparisons and such writing forms always have solid tracking and following. Considering that logic, ammunition cartridges comparisons are quite popular among lovers of

.17HMR vs .22 Magnum

The real ammunition development begins with the introduction of the first self-contained, all metallic cartridges around 1845 in France. Louis-Nicolas Flobert created the first integrated

.243 vs .308

Comparing the .243 Winchester vs .308 Winchester There are not so many fertile calibres such as .30-06 Springfield that have spawned and inspired the creation

Report Abuse

GunHub takes safety seriously. Please fill in the form below to complete the report and we will investigate within 24 hours.

Enquire about this Item

We will email the listing owner on your behalf, they will be able to respond to your email directly.

Please select a valid form.