2nd Amendment rally at Capitol, first major pro-gun demonstration since open carry ban

2nd Amendment rally at Capitol, first major pro-gun demonstration since open carry ban

Members of the American Patriots of Michigan gather for a photo on the steps of the Michigan Capitol after the Second Amendment March on Sept. 23, 2021. (Rachel Louise Just/WWMT) LANSING, Mich. — Dozens of Second Amendment rights supporters gathered at the Michigan State Capitol Thursday for the 11th annual Second Amendment March , marking the first pro-gun demonstration at the Capitol since the Michigan State Capitol Commission voted unanimously in January to ban open carry inside the Capitol building. Under cold, grey skies, around 100 supporters rallied for an event billed as an exercise in Second Amendment rights. “This is the smallest we’ve ever had. Last year we had about 1,000. Year before that we had 1,200,” said march founder Skip Coryell. As vendors sold T-shirts bearing the message “My Rights > Your Opinions” and magnets telling the reader to “Suck Less” and “Rub Some Dirt On It,” speakers talked to rallygoers about their Second Amendment rights, with many telling listeners that those rights are under attack. “Our rights are always at risk,” said Phil Robinson, a member of the American Patriots of Michigan. “You have to buy your CPL, concealed carry here in Michigan, which that is extortion in my opinion. I shouldn’t have to pay for my rights to concealed carry, buying a handgun if I so choose.” The rally on Thursday allowed open and concealed carry on the Michigan Capitol Building lawn in Lansing and informed participants to carry in a responsible manner. “We are […]

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