Herndon Va says they get it

Herndon Va says they get it

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    Herndon now says that gun owners are welcome after ejecting an open carry from the Herndon Festival in June
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    A gun owner who was peacefully open carrying at the Herndon Festival in June was surrounded by 10 Herndon police officers and told he could not have his gun there.

    The gun owner complied and contacted VCDL.

    I [Philip Van Cleave, VCDL Presedent] ended up talking to a Captain about the incident and I explained that they had violated Virginia's preemption laws.

    I finally got a resolution today. The Captain left a message saying
    that the Herndon Attorney said that all citizens have the lawful right
    to bear arms in Virginia and Herndon honors that. Gun owners are
    always welcome in Herndon, he said.

    I suggest that we "trust but verify" by having a turnout next year at
    that event.
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    +1 good job!

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    So, when is it next year?

    I'll certainly try to attend.

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    I'll bet there response came after they got whacked with a lawsuit
    "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

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    Keep it up Dave. I'am going to join the VCDL.
    "The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government".
    Patrick Henry

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    I'm a little confused as to how this even happened in the first place. New officers? Herndon hasn't been GOU in quite a while. I open carry in/around there regularly.

    Oh well. At least it's fixed...this time.
    "My God David, We're a Civilized society."

    "Sure, As long as the machines are workin' and you can call 911. But you take those things away, you throw people in the dark, and you scare the crap out of them; no more rules...You'll see how primitive they can get."
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