Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

There will be a pro-gun rights rally at the Bell Tower on the Capitol grounds in Richmond from 2 4 p.m.

While no sensible person would say that this is an acceptable murder rate, likewise, no reasonable person would say that gun ownership in and of itself is the root cause of these murders.

Rallies were held in state capitols across the USA on Saturday to push back against efforts to pass stricter gun control laws that were launched nationwide after a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead in February.

Navy veteran, Rodger Mitchell was one of many gun advocates rallying with concerns.

One was held in Topeka Saturday afternoon, and many supported their right to bear arms.

Some of those who attended Saturday's rally on Dover's legislative mall openly carried rifles and handguns.

The crowd dispersed shortly before 2:15 Saturday afternoon, taking their American and "Don't Tread on Me" flags and packing up their pro-gun signs as patriotic music played them off the Capitol grounds.

An Associated Press reporter at the rally estimated more than 400 people were participating.

"No one, not children, not politicians, not business leaders, not religious leaders, not even the president of the United States: No one gets to use a crisis or a tragedy to take away any of our civil rights", she continued.

That rally followed a school shooting at Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School.

Daniyel Baron helped organize the DE rally.

Those in attendance said they would also like to see less restrictions on where guns are allowed.

Maine gun rights supporters cheer at a rally, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the State House in Augusta, Maine.

The National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans organized 2nd Amendment rallies across the country. They encouraged supporters to bring unloaded rifles in states where it's legal.

Hundreds of people gathered in front of Delaware's statehouse. A few people wearing "Black Lives Matter" T-shirts made videos, but didn't interact with the ralliers.

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