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Richmond, Virginia, gun rally: Gun-rights activists converge on Virginia Capitol to protest proposed gun laws today

Tensions have been rising since Democrats took control of the legislature and proposed several bills that limit handgun purchases and require background checks

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10:27am PST - January 20th, 2020

Virginia's Capitol flooded with gun rights activists as Second Amendment rally is underway

Massive crowds of Second Amendment supporters carrying firearms and wearing stickers that say “guns save lives” have descended upon Virginia's Capitol in Richmond Monday as a widely publicized gun rights rally is underway.

virginia - Fox News
9:37am PST - January 20th, 2020

Thousands gather for Virginia pro-gun rally

Greater restrictions on gun laws in the US state have angered pro-gun activists.

virginia - BBC News
9:18am PST - January 20th, 2020

Tight security for Virginia gun rights rally

Authorities in Virginia are on high alert ahead of a gun rights rally at the state capitol in Richmond today. Organizers anticipate thousands of people will protest against Democrats' efforts to pass gun control legislation. CBS News correspondent Nikole Kill…

virginia - CBS News
9:15am PST - January 20th, 2020

Armed U.S. gun rights activists rally against proposed Virginia gun laws

Thousands of armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way through the newly Democratic-controlled state legislature.

virginia - Reuters
9:01am PST - January 20th, 2020

At tense Virginia rally, gun-rights supporters chant 'We will not comply'

Gun-rights activists crowded the Virginia Capitol to rally against expanded gun control, with the threat of far-right violence raising tensions.

virginia - NBC News
8:59am PST - January 20th, 2020

Thousands rally for gun rights in Richmond, Virginia, amid heavy security

Gun rights supporters gathered at Virginia's Capitol in Richmond for a rally that state leaders fear could turn violent.

virginia - Google News
8:18am PST - January 20th, 2020

Trump: Virginia Democrats 'working hard' to take away Second Amendment rights | TheHill

President Trump said Monday that Democrats in Virginia were “working hard” to take away Amer...

virginia - The Hill
8:06am PST - January 20th, 2020

Watch – 2A Activist: Media Smearing Virginia Protesters as 'Nothing but White Rednecks'

"Every news piece you've seen this weekend have brought up the issue of race as though it's nothing but white rednecks and hillbillies out here who care for the Second Amendment," said a Second Amendment activist, who was standing outdoors in 26 degrees Fahre…

virginia - Breitbart News
7:59am PST - January 20th, 2020

Virginia pro-gun rally draws crowds amid violence fears

Hundreds of gun-rights supporters began massing outside the Virginia state capitol today for a rally under heavy surveillance and a state of emergency declared by authorities fearing violence by far-right groups.

virginia - RTE
7:34am PST - January 20th, 2020

Richmond Gun Rally: Thousands Of Gun Owners Converge On Virginia Capitol On MLK Day

"This is about losing one of the base freedoms that we have," a gun rights backer says in Richmond. The city is under a state of emergency, and some streets have been barricaded to prevent violence.

virginia - Google News
7:12am PST - January 20th, 2020

US: Fears of violence grip Virginia ahead of pro-gun rally

Pro-gun rally expected to draw dozens of militia groups, prompting experts to warn of potential violence.

virginia - Al Jazeera English
4:50am PST - January 20th, 2020

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Thousands of Virginians, as well as other Americans, will be in Richmond Monday for the Virginia Citizens Defense League's (VCDL) pro-Second Amendment rally.

virginia - Breitbart News
4:09am PST - January 20th, 2020

Thousands of Gun Advocates Gather for Rally in Virginia

Some stayed outside designated area to keep their guns with them; police worry about violence from extremist groups

virginia - The Wall Street Journal
2:30am PST - January 20th, 2020

Thousands of Gun Advocates Gather for Rally in Virginia

Some stayed outside designated area to keep their guns with them; police worry about violence from extremist groups

virginia - The Wall Street Journal
2:30am PST - January 20th, 2020

On MLK's 91st birthday, a former Confederate capital braces for hate and violence

Virginia state officials are on edge after three men with alleged violent intentions were arrested.

virginia - Axios
2:00am PST - January 20th, 2020

Thousands rally in Virginia's capital for gun rights

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Thousands of gun-rights activists — some making deliberate displays of their military-style rifles — crowded the streets surrounding Virginia's Capitol building Monday to...

virginia - Associated Press
10:01pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Virginia on high alert ahead of pro-gun rally

Thousands are expected to take part in the Richmond rally, which authorities fear could turn violent.

virginia - BBC News
4:55pm PST - January 19th, 2020

What we know about the MLK Day gun-rights rally in Richmond, Virginia - Business Insider

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a ban on firearms in the State Capitol and the FBI arrested three white supremacists planning to attend.

virginia - Business Insider
2:13pm PST - January 19th, 2020

What we know about the MLK Day gun-rights rally in Richmond, Virginia - Business Insider

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a ban on firearms in the State Capitol and the FBI arrested three white supremacists planning to attend.

virginia - Business Insider (UK)
2:13pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Virginia Braces for Pro-Gun Rally Amid Threats and Arrests

Seven alleged members of a violent neo-Nazi group were arrested, some with large amounts of ammo and weapons.

virginia - Vice News
6:15am PST - January 19th, 2020

As gun rights rally looms in Virginia, Richmond residents fear another Charlottesville

With a gun rights rally scheduled for Monday in Richmond, Virginia, residents says they fear their own Charlottesville.

virginia - NBC News
6:07am PST - January 19th, 2020

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias,...

virginia - Associated Press
5:45am PST - January 19th, 2020

Hugh Hewitt to vote for Bernie Sanders in Virginia Democratic primary

Conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt surprised viewers Sunday by announcing that he was voting this week in the Democratic presidential primary -- for Bernie Sanders.

virginia - The Washington Times
3:19am PST - January 19th, 2020

Tensions Are High, Extremists Are Expected to Attend. Here's What to Know About the Pro-Gun Rally in Richmond, Virginia

Officials in Richmond are taking extra security precautions after threats of violence by extremists who plan to attend the pro-gun rally.

virginia - Time
4:32pm PST - January 17th, 2020