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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Gun rights demonstrators rallied at state capitols across the U.S. Saturday to show support for gun ownership. A group called The National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans created Facebook events for pro-gun gatherings in all 50 states, and its co-founder David Clayton told The Associated Press that organizers secured permits for rallies in 45 states. It has been three weeks since Parkland, Fla. high school students and their allies organized a day of public rallies and marches to push for more gun regulation.

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Associated Press reporters counted about 100 people at the event in Cheyenne, Wyo., more than 400 at the event in Dover, Del. and more than 135 people at the event in Atlanta, Ga. Organizers of the event in Augusta, Maine told the AP about 800 people showed up there.

Corey Stewart, a Republican who is now making his second run for Senate in Virginia, spoke at the event in Richmond, Va. He told NPR that though he hasn't heard an official count, he estimates that about 200 people were in attendance.

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The crowd at these things are white and male ...

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As a white male who's also a veteran, these knuckleheads would be WAY better served by marching to their public libraries and reading books all afternoon ... instead of getting one's jollies by foddling their precious assault rifles in their garages while waving their dumbass Gadsden Flags.

Less guns, more books = a stronger America.

#1 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2018-04-15 12:08 PM | Reply

Good, gun owners shoot themselves and their families more than anyone else.

How else are we going to reduce the burden on the welfare system when these low skilled goobers have their jobs replaced by robots?

Free bourbon with every gun purchase.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2018-04-15 12:27 PM | Reply

Always good to see a Pro Choice group get together.

#3 | Posted by HanoverFist at 2018-04-15 02:59 PM | Reply

They've been rallying every single weekend for years. It's called a gunshow.

#4 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-04-15 06:44 PM | Reply

Going shopping isn't a rally.

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-04-15 08:32 PM | Reply

"The National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans"

Anyone think this group is less than 90% white and male?

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-04-15 08:34 PM | Reply

Going shopping isn't a rally.

#5 | POSTED BY SNOOFY AT 2018-04-15 08:32 PM | REPLY

Go to one and let me know if that opinion stands. I find them highly political.

#7 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-04-16 06:51 AM | Reply

It shouldn't be political at all. The constitution guarantees our citizens the right to bear arms and that it is not to be infringed upon no matter what side of politics you end up on. Anyone who is willy-nilly on this subject, regardless of the political spectrum they occupy, is open to having any of their constitutional rights violated.

Fix the problem, not the constitution.

#8 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2018-04-16 08:33 AM | Reply

Since the gun people think we should have no restrictions on self defense... I want an Apache attack helicoptor. The government has them so we should be able to counter them. Maybe add on a tank too... no restrictions yee haw

#9 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2018-04-16 09:53 AM | Reply

I want an Apache attack helicoptor.

#9 | POSTED BY 503JC69 AT 2018-04-16 09:53 AM | FLAG:

You can get attack helicopters.

#10 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-04-17 09:41 AM | Reply

and tanks, artillery pieces, and other armored vehicles for that matter.

Why do people think this is illegal?

#11 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-04-17 09:41 AM | Reply

- I want an Apache attack helicoptor.

Sitz can get you one with Sidewinders by dinnertime.

You DO want the sidewinders, right?

#12 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2018-04-17 11:34 AM | Reply

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