Second Amendment Supporters Rally at State Capitol

Second Amendment Supporters Rally at State Capitol

Play Video 00:00 00:00 space play / pause q unload | stop f fullscreen shift + ← → slower / faster ↑ ↓ volume m mute ← → seek . seek to previous 1 2 … 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% It was a heavily armed day in Lansing as Second Amendment supporters crowded around the State Capitol. Back in April, thousands of protesters filled the Capitol building, speaking out against Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers. Many of them were armed and it lead some legislators to ask the Capitol Commission to ban weapons in the building. This week the commission decided not to act. This opened the door for today’s Second Amendment March, an annual event on Constitution Day. “It just reignites what we already feel about our liberties and our constitution,” says Deb Amerson of Grand Rapids, “And about how this country was founded.” A well armed crowd took to the State Capitol lawn today to make themselves heard. “So they know we’re out here because we don’t want them to start stripping our rights from us,” says Rick Foreman, Colonel of the Michigan Home Guard. That right being the right to bear arms. Some with semi automatic rifles, some with pistols. “ I came here last year with him not owning a firearm or CPL,” says Faith O’Brien of Grand Rapids, “This year it’s really nice to be able to exercise that right>” Rallies like this have come under scrutiny, as excessive and dangerous. […]

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