Virginia Citizens Defense League Lobby Day – Jan 20th

The 2020 Legislative Session started January 8, 2020 and represents the greatest threat to gun rights Virginians have faced in modern times!

To track the status of the Session bills, use VCDL’s 2020 Legislative Tracking Tool.

Mark your calendars for Lobby Day, January 20, 2020.  See below for vital details.

VCDL will be holding the most important Lobby Day Rally that we have ever had on Monday January 20th, 2020!

If you care about your gun rights in the slightest then it is vital that you show up at this rally!

For more details:

PRE-LOBBY DAY DINNER:  Sunday, January 19th 6:00 pm!  If you plan to attend, please email Bob Sadtler at bob.sadtler@VCDL.org. To make it easy to tally, please put the number in your party in the subject line.

Pre-Lobby Day dinner
6 pm
Hibachi Sushi & Supreme Buffet
Westland Shopping Center
8087 West Broad St
Richmond, Va. 24294

Buses

1.  VCDL BUS CHARTERS TO LOBBY DAYVCDL is chartering buses to Lobby Day on January 20.  All seats are $35. All depart Richmond at 2 PM.  Sign up through Eventbrite; links are listed below.

A donation of $35/person will *just* cover costs for the buses. If you want to donate more, please do.  If you want to buy seats for others, please do.   If you prefer to make a donation via PayPal (see vcdl.org/donate/pp) you may do so, but you will still need your Eventbrite ticket if you wish to ride the bus.  If you donate via PayPal, please include a note to indicate purpose.

To donate a seat for another rider, use this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/donate-a-seat-on-a-bus-for-lobby-day-jan-20-2020-tickets-85874911171

If you want to pay by check, mail it to VCDL Treasurer, 19390 Beaver Dam Rd, Beaverdam, VA  23015-1350 – but you’ll still need your Eventbrite ticket if you wish to ride.

Direct questions, if any, to bus@vcdl.org

Buses will run from:

CHARLOTTESVILLE:  The Rivanna Rifle & Pistol Club has organized 2 buses to leave Charlottesville @ 6am to arrive in Richmond by 8am and will leave Richmond @ 2pm to return to Charlottesville.  There are still seats available.  Seat are being sold at a price of $30 per seat to cover expense of buses.  If you know of anyone needing transportation to Richmond from the Charlottesville area, please have them contact Timothy Rogers at trogers307@hotmail.com to reserve a seat.

Car Pools

In addition to buses, VCDL has set up a car pool / shared ride site.  Note: you have to establish a free account with GroupCarPool.com in order to add a car pool or sign up for one.

Lobby Day Speakers:

Stephen Willeford stopped a massacre at a church in Texas

Antonia Oakafor trains women college students to be able to protect themselves with a firearm

Dick Heller from the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case of DC v. Heller

Jan Morgan, National Founder of 2A Women

Cam Edwards, Bearing Arms and host of the Cam & Co Youtube channel

Jeff Katz, talkshow host on Richmond’s powerhouse radio station WRVA

Erich Pratt, Senior Vice-President of Gun Owners of America

Sheriff Scott Jenkins of Culpeper County, willing to deputize thousands if necessary to save their gun rights

Sheriff Danny Diggs of York County, pledging to stand strong against infringements on the right to keep and bear arms

Anthony Myers, gun-rights activist from Suffolk

Senator Amanda Chase

Delegate Nick Freitas

Delegate John McGuire

Second Amendment Sanctuaries – Fighting Back Against Tyranny!

A Second Amendment Sanctuary is any locality that says it will not enforce any unconstitutional (federal or state) gun laws!  Many sheriffs are going to take the County’s lead on this and county police could be told not to enforce such laws either.  (Law enforcement officers do not have to, and shouldn’t, enforce any unconstitutional laws.)

NOTE:  Just because a locality is a sanctuary doesn’t mean you can’t be arrested.  We must stop the gun-control bills from ever becoming law.  This fight will take at least two years, so stay engaged!  Attend Lobby Day to help convince the General Assembly to defeat all gun-control bills.