Dozens gather in support for Good, Second Amendment in Nelson

Dozens gather in support for Good, Second Amendment in Nelson

Bob Good talks to a group of supporters on Saturday at the Roseland Lodge in Nelson County. ARRINGTON — Republican 5th Congressional District candidate Bob Good expressed his support of Second Amendment rights and law enforcement during a “Good for Guns Rally” on Saturday in Nelson County. Dozens of residents had gathered for the event, many wearing Bob Good stickers and orange “Guns Save Lives” stickers seen with the Second Amendment sanctuary movement that swept through the state following the Nov. 2019 election. Good, a former Campbell County supervisor and former employee of Liberty University, ousted incumbent and Nelson County businessman Denver Riggleman for the Republican nomination for the district in June after a drive-thru convention. He is running against Democratic nominee Cameron Webb, of Charlottesville. Good said during Saturday’s rally Second Amendment rights are key in keeping America a free nation. “This issue is the protector … of all the other issues,” Good said. The outdoor event featured several speakers, including former GOP lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson; Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League; and Carlton Ballowe, chairman of the Nelson County Republican Committee. Speakers, including Good, denounced what they described as attempts by Democrats to infringe on Second Amendment Rights. Good also spoke on issues surrounding cuts to funding for law enforcement, opposing attempts to change an assault on a police officer from a felony to a misdemeanor and removal of qualified immunity for officers, a legal shield for law enforcement which recently […]

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