Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order barring guns from a gun rights rally scheduled for Monday. The order was upheld by the Virginia Supreme Court. This all comes as Democrats in the state legislature are set to pass sweeping gun safety legislation. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports.
A state of emergency is now in effect in Richmond as credible threats of violence have marred Monday’s upcoming gun rally. There’s concern about demonstrations aside from Gun Lobby Day, where protesters have historically been able to carry their guns, being met with vocal gun safety supporters. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter Drew Wilder reports from Richmond.
A lawsuit against Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to ban guns and declare a state of emergency in advance of Monday’s Lobby Day was struck down by a judge Thursday. News4’s Drew Wilder spoke with people on both sides of the gun control debate about their concerns as they plan to travel to Richmond.
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