Gun rights advocates rally around the Second Amendment in Taylor

Gun rights advocates rally around the Second Amendment in Taylor

Second Amendment advocates held a Jan. 30 rally at Big Rock Archery across from Top Gun Shooting Sports in Taylor. Coinciding with President Trump’s recent visit to Warren, Second Amendment advocates held a Jan. 30 rally in Taylor to stand for gun rights. Firearm owners gathered at Big Rock Archery across from Top Gun Shooting Sports to hear speeches on how state legislation could help or harm their cause. Inside the lobby, information booths and merchandise tables were set up by various organizations, including the National Rifle Association, The Well Armed Woman and Gun Owners of America. While the event was not billed as a political rally, booths sold Trump gear and representatives from the Wayne County 12th District Republican Committee attended. “If we lose our Second Amendment, our First Amendment is next,” NRA volunteer Lori Card said. “Gun rights are under threat. It’s happening in Virginia. There are different counties putting bans in place. It’s definitely something we need to protect. It’s a personal right to decide if you want to have a gun or not.” The Taylor rally came following tensions in Virginia, where a Democratic Legislature is moving forward on several pieces of gun control legislation, including universal background checks and “red flag” laws. On Jan. 20, roughly 16,000 Second Amendment supporters gathered at Virginia’s State Capitol while carrying their weapons. The protest stirred nationwide controversy, but the rally was largely peaceful, with no reported violence. “As members of Wayne 12th (Republican Committee), we are big […]

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