Judge Upholds Ban on Weapons at Gun Rally in Virginia

A judge upheld a ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally scheduled in Virginia, rejecting a request from gun-rights groups who sued to overturn it.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge on Thursday upheld a ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally scheduled for next week in Virginia, rejecting a request from gun-rights groups who sued to overturn it. The Virginia Citizens Defense League and Gun Owners of America filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking an injunction against the ban, which Gov. Ralph Northam imposed for a rally scheduled to take place Monday on the grounds of the Virginia Capitol. In…

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