Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency
Fearing potential violence, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is declaring a state of emergency and is banning firearms and other weapons on the Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights demonstration planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Jan 20, 2020
Authorities brace for massive gun rights rally in Richmond, Virginia - ABC News
Governor's state of emergency bans all weapons from Capitol grounds.
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"This is about losing one of the base freedoms that we have," a gun rights backer says in Richmond. The city is under a state of emergency, and some streets have been barricaded to prevent violence.
Jan 17, 2020
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The arrests of three alleged members of the fringe network known as The Base came days before the FBI said the men planned to attend a gun rights rally in Virginia.
Here’s what you need to know before Monday’s Rally; State of Emergency in full effect ahead of rally
Governor’s Northam’s State of Emergency is now in effect which bans all weapons from Capitol Grounds. The ban comes as tens of thousands of people are expected to show up Monday both for and against guns. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” State Senate Representative Ryan McDougle said.
Jan 16, 2020
FBI Arrests 3 Alleged Members Of White Supremacist Group Ahead Of Richmond Rally : NPR
The three suspected members of The Base had discussed going to Monday's pro-gun rally in Virginia, a law enforcement official tells NPR. The FBI says they also made an assault rifle.
Jan 15, 2020
Virginia declares emergency as tensions escalate over gun-rights rally
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency and banned guns from the state Capitol, citing threats from militia and hate groups.
Virginia governor declares state of emergency following militia threats over gun reforms - ABC News
Intelligence groups report chatter echos Charlottesville rally, governor says.
Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Gun Rights Rally : NPR
Gov. Ralph Northam said that "there are groups with malicious plans" and raised concerns about a reprise of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville in 2017.
Nov 08, 2019
As Democrats Prepare To Take Power In Virginia, Gov. Northam Focuses On Gun Control : NPR
Democrats will soon control Virginia for the first time since 1993. Gov. Ralph Northam tells NPR: "With a Democratic Senate and House, I believe we can move forward with common sense gun legislation."
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