Skip to comments.Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attack
Posted on 01/18/2020 1:29:51 PM PST by Mariner
President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state's gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally.
Trump doubled down with his support of gun enthusiasts in the state, which Hilary Clinton won in 2016 and where Democrats took full control of the state legislature for the first time in a generation in November, as candidates made passing stronger gun control laws a central campaign theme.
"Your 2nd Amendment is under very serious attack in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter Friday night, referring to the amendment in the Bill of Rights that gives Americans the right to keep and bear firearms. "That's what happens when you vote for Democrats, they will take your guns away."
The Virginia Senate late on Thursday passed bills to require background checks on all firearms sales, limit handgun purchases to one a month, and restore local governments' right to ban weapons from public buildings and other venues.
Gun-control activists have reported a growing number of online death threats as the lawmakers press on and ahead of a rally by arms enthusiasts on Monday in Richmond, the state capital, which authorities are trying to keep from becoming violent.
Both Virginia legislative houses are expected to pass the new laws including universal background checks, a ban on assault rifles, and "red flag" laws that would allow courts and local law enforcement to remove guns from people deemed a risk to communities, among other measures.
Supporters say more restrictive laws would help decrease the number of people killed by guns each year. Gun-rights activists assert that the constitution guarantees their right to possess any firearm.
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And if the VA rally is a tinderbox it's because the radical left made it so. There's been a 2nd Amendment rally in the same spot, on the same date, for 20 years.
The Globalists and all the Gun Grabbers are rubbing their hands with glee at the mere thought of violence.
“That’s what happens when you vote for Democrats, they will take your guns away.”
Yep, they’re setting up the narrative here. It’s like watching them wheel stage props into place.
Did not know that. Thanks.
See tagline please
My guess is the leftists will start something and blames it on the 2nd Amendment supporters...
News Media: Tinderbox Virginia gun-rally
Reality: bussed-in Antifa pushed into combat with confused cultural arsonists for a media and deep-state propaganda purposes.
... which authorities are trying to keep from becoming violent.
...which authorities are trying to make as violent as possible.
Lame stream blaming Trump for any violence that occurs from any sector due to his statement in 3,....2,......
This rally really worries me. The communist left was running adds for Crisis actors. And the rumor is that Antifa is planning on dressing in Maga hats and NRA related symbolism,
and then doing really nasty stuff that they can then blame on the patriots. The left has been playing dirty like this for years. The media is all set to back up the fake narrative. The patriots might get blindsided here.
“Thousands of armed militia members......” WHERE? Reuters? Where exactly.
This January 20th is a continuing event— LOBBYING DAY for the Second Amendment. Lobbying Day, Reuters. By people who are legal under STATE law for open carry of firearms, who have done so in the past, to demonstrate the 2nd Amendment RIGHT which is ALSO in the VA State Constitution, since the 2nd Amendment writers of the US Constitution, also wrote it into the VA Constitution, which has NOT been changed.
The Governor needs to be impeached, recalled and removed for violating his Oath of Office, as well as any in his cabinet who have done the same, to include the State Atty General “Red” Herring.
Yes. The authorities are actively working to promote violence.
The protesters should do everything they can to avoid violence.
There is a lot at stake here. Violence allows them to corroborate their lies with more lies.
You can count on it. Theyll even impersonate 2nd Amendment supporters and then start violent confrontations to pin it on them.
An excellent practical guide to deal with this is offered by Scott Lively, arch enemy of the virulent left:
Scott Livelys False Flag Prep List
Trump doubled down with his support of gun enthusiasts
Gun enthusiasts my ass, they’re Constitution loving AMERICANS!
The next Bunker Hill?
If ANYONE can get blindsided at this point they’re stupid.
Sure they are. Thousands...
Would be funny if NONE of our people ended up in that box and the antifas beat up each other.
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