Skip to comments.Floyd County (Virginia) organizes militia muster call over potential new state gun laws
Posted on 01/11/2020 5:21:20 PM PST by RealVirginia
FLOYD CO., Va. (WSET) -- Floyd County is responding to potential new state gun laws with a militia muster call.
The Unorganized Militia of Floyd County will muster at the Floyd County Recreational Park at noon on Saturday, January 18.
The group says the purpose of the call is to "preserve tranquility, peace and civil order" with a group of volunteers that will come together in case a full militia is needed to "defend the rights and liberties" of the residents of Floyd County.
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Shouldn’t Democrat fascists be pushed and opposed when they attempt to steal rights from law-abiding Americans? The only anti fascists are not on the left.
What the heck does that mean? I can't defend my rights because I'm over 55?
Floyd County, part of Gods country, situated in southwest VA just west of Roanoke and Franklin Counties.
I saw that. That sucks. I can shoot as well and keep up with most of them.
They better invest in video recording equipment when the FBI comes knocking.
We should do that here in Colorado. The Governor here has his own private militia called the Colorado Mounted Rangers. Why can’t the honest folk have their own?
I am 68 and can consistently put my rounds were I want them to go.
Want servers? Go to a cafeteria.
I’m a better shot now at 70 than I was at 55 simply because I practice more often and have better weapons.
I think what they are referring to is not the ability to defend, rather the physical ability needed to keep up with an organized unit. With that said, at 55 I had the physical capabilities to do so, at my current age not so much.
However someone like me would be excellent for guard or observation duties. As a combat vet, it’s already built into me to engage an enemy as opposed to running away.
Virginia militia law may specify the age limits but doubt it prohibits older members. Active militia work is more than launching bullets with accuracy. We old guys could still be a force to be reckoned but some physical activity will grind you into the dirt and make you a liability.
My Great Grandfather was from Floyd county and died from injuries received fighting in CWI
The militia of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall consist of all able-bodied residents of the Commonwealth who are citizens of the United States and all other able-bodied persons resident in the Commonwealth who have declared their intention to become citizens of the United States, who are at least 16 years of age and, except as hereinafter provided, not more than 55 years of age. The militia shall be divided into three classes: the National Guard, which includes the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; the Virginia Defense Force; and the unorganized militia. (Code of Virginia, § 44-1.)
Us old farts could also run the POW camp and gallows.
May be time for more Virginia counties to join West Virginia.
I am a member of the Maryland Eastern Shore Militia Ultimate Patriot
Most of youngins are obese you will do fine
...and maybe Western Maryland, if those folks were so inclined.
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