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News ID: 44894
Publish Date: 11:19 - 21 January 2020
Tehran 21 January_Tens of thousands of US armed gun rights activists have rallied in Richmond, Virginia to protest gun control bills making their way through the Democratic-controlled state legislature.

Propped up by Trump, gun activists rally against proposed Virginia gun lawsTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-Chanting "USA! USA! USA!" and praising President Donald Trump, the protesters, armed with handguns and rifles around, flooded the streets around Virginia State Capitol.

There were fears of violence ahead of the rally as reports had said white supremacists, armed militia groups and other extremists planned to attend the rally, which was organized by the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

The rally came amid tight security after Governor Ralph Northam banned carrying weapons onto the capitol grounds, and the FBI last week arrested three neo-Nazis, saying they intended to use the event to spark a race war.

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