NRA, gun-rights advocates holding a gathering at Va. Capitol

NRA, gun-rights advocates holding a gathering at Va. Capitol
Virginia Capitol (Source: Patricia Cason)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The National Rifle Association and gun-rights advocates are holding a gathering at the Virginia State Capitol on Jan. 13.

The NRA and Virginia House and Senate leaders will hold a press conference to address the proposals by Governor Ralph Northam and the Democratic control legislature.

The conference will happen at the Senate Subcommittee Room 1 at the Pocahontas Building at 11 a.m.

Speakers include:

  • Sen. Mark Obenshain
  • Del. Todd Gilbert
  • Savannah Lindquist, Virginia gun owner, assault survivor, DC Project delegate
  • Tom Suit, Virginia gun owner, retired military, competitive shooter
  • Andrew Whiting, Virginia gun owner​
  • Chris Kopacki, NRA-ILA Deputy Managing Director of State and Local Affairs
  • D.J. Spiker, NRA-ILA Virginia State Director

The event will begin at 8 a.m. and run through 6 p.m. at the same location. NRA staff will be there with giveaways, including an emergency airdrop from Magpul.

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