Thousands of gun-rights activists converge in Virginia's capital to protest proposed gun laws

Source: CBS News - View Original Article
Published: Jan 21, 2020
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97% "Thousands of gun-rights activists, many heavily armed, converged on the Virginia Capitol in Richmond on Monday to protest proposed new gun laws.""
53% "It starts in Virginia, and they get by with these whackado laws, it's just going to go across the country, gun-rights activist Vanessa Dallas ..."
-52% "A lot of people say that the gun is the problem, and, me, I am proving here that my weapon is secure, I am ..."
-57% "Governor Ralph Northam issued a temporary state of emergency and banned weapons inside the Capitol Square, where the rally is taking place.""
-71% "Tensions have been rising since Democrats took control of the state legislature and proposed several bills that limit handgun purchases and require background checks.""


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97% : Thousands of gun-rights activists, many heavily armed, converged on the Virginia Capitol in Richmond on Monday to protest proposed new gun laws.
53% : "It starts in Virginia, and they get by with these whackado laws, it's just going to go across the country," gun-rights activist Vanessa Dallas said.
48% : "A lot of people say that the gun is the problem, and, me, I am proving here that my weapon is secure, I am disciplined and that it is not going to do anything," activist Bill Groom said.
43% : Governor Ralph Northam issued a temporary state of emergency and banned weapons inside the Capitol Square, where the rally is taking place.
29% : Tensions have been rising since Democrats took control of the state legislature and proposed several bills that limit handgun purchases and require background checks.

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