"I feel that people are trying to just point the finger at the gun, take them away from law abiding citizens, and not give them a chance to keep their rights", says Tom Surano, March Organizer.
The rally happened at about the same time across the nation and, in Raleigh, several dozen gathered in solidarity with the National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans.
Sean Allen Neumann, a rally organizer who is for background checks regarding guns, said their Second Amendment rights are not granted to them by the government but by God.
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Kaitlyn Benson came home from third on an infield error and in the next at bat, Ball got home again on a fielder's choice. A Jayden Brown triple and Chloe Closser single made it a four-run inning, and the Arabians had the lead for good.
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Riess is about 5-feet-5 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds and has brown eyes and light blond hair, authorities said. They also threatened her with dire consequences if she opened the matter to any one, he alleged.
Unlike some recent demonstrations to restrict the availability of guns, Saturday's rally was about gun rights and protecting the Second Amendment.
"We the people have the right to say something instead of sitting back and watching, to actually get involved", he said.
"The liberal municipal governments of such cities as New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle, and states including New Jersey, Connecticut, California and MA should not be receiving taxpayer funds while violating the constitutional rights of those taxpayers". Those of us on the front lines of this civil rights battle see this as the ultimate abandonment of common sense. My heartfelt apologies go out to those who have been a victim of gun violence, but my stance is that we as a society should stop blaming others for a problem that is caused only by a few.