‘We stand with Virginia’: Hundreds gather for Second Amendment rally in McEuen Park
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate their Second Amendment rights in Coeur d’Alene’s McEuen Park on Monday.
The event was scheduled to coincide with a large rally in Virginia’s state capital. “Lobby Day” was held to oppose legislation that would restrict access to firearms in the state.
Organizers of the Coeur d’Alene event held it to “stand with Virginia.” The local rally featured guest speakers, including Kootenai County Sheriff candidate Rick Whitehead, Senate candidate Danielle Ahrens and Pastor Cornel Rasor.
Spokane Valley Representative Matt Shea was expected to speak, but did not show up to the event. Event organizers told 4 News Now Shea was called to a last-minute legislative meeting in Olympia. He held a gun-rights rally Friday on the steps of the Washington state Capitol building.
In addition to listening to the speakers, attendees participated in a sign and flag wave at the Coeur d’Alene Clock Tower.
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