Pro-gun rally in Virginia ends peacefully

Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence. (Jan. 20)

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Hundreds of gun rights supporters gather outside the Virginia state capitol for a rally under heavy surveillance and a state of emergency declared by authorities fearing violence by far-right groups. “Guns are good. We’ve lived with them all our lives,” says one demonstrator.

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