Virginia Set for Showdown at Gun Rights Rally - Liberty Nation: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is determined to enact strict new gun control laws, and pro-Second Amendment Virginians are more than a little fired up. Does the governor’s budget allow for the forced confiscation of common semi-automatic firearms legally owned by Virginians since the commonwealth’s inception in 1776? Just the thought of it has those who value their right to own guns ready to go on the offensive.
The Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) is organizing a lobbying effort for Monday, Jan. 20. As the issue of gun rights has become a political hot potato in the commonwealth, expectations are that a sizable, vocal group will converge on the capital city of Richmond. Liberty Nation legal affairs editor and member of the VCDL, Scott Cosenza, has been covering this potential firestorm from the moment Northam declared his intentions to go after the guns of law-abiding Virginians. Cosenza’s extensive, original reporting on the subject has kept Liberty Nation readers ahead of the curve on the situation. He observes:
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