The Aftermath of The Virginia 2A Rally

Twenty-two thousand Second Amendment ralliers assembled in Richmond recently to protest Northam’s and the Democrat majority’s proposed gun control bills.

The rally remained peaceful throughout; only one person was arrested because her face was covered with a bandana. She said it was to protect her face from the cold, but after three warnings to remove the covering, she was arrested.

Other protestors who attended the rally wore military style gear including vests, goggles, helmets, and balaclavas.

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Gun Rights protestors stand outside the capital; in the distance the fenced-off ban area can be seen.

 

Prior to the rally, three men from a supremacist group called Base were arrested by the FBI in connection with threats leveled against the rally, according to reports. The men were in possession of over 1,650 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, plate holders for body armor, and assault rifles.

The proposed gun control laws were in response to Virginia Beach shooting almost a year ago, where 12 people were killed.

Governor Northam feared this 2A rally would repeat the 2017 Charlottesville rally, where an extremist drove a vehicle into a crowd of counter protestors, killing a woman.

Gun rights owners believe that taking guns away from owners could snowball into a defenseless public.

The rally ended peacefully and uneventfully, with attendees making sure that the grounds were as pristine as when they arrived.

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One of the many signs seen at the rally, this one compares Northam to Hitler.