Thousands of armed gun rights activists filled the streets around Virginia's state capitol building on January 20 against the Democrats' proposed gun control legislation. Activists argued that Virginia lawmakers were trying to infringe on their right to bear arms, which is protected by the Second Amendment of the Constitution. The rally remained peaceful amid heavy security, after Virginia Governor Ralph Northam banned carrying weapons onto the capitol grounds.

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