Virginia governor issues a temporary state of emergency ahead of a guns rights rally militia groups and hate groups could attend
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday said firearms and other weapons will be banned on state Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A temporary state of emergency is among several security precautions Northam said officials will take effect after law enforcement learned of "threats of violence" surrounding the rally that out-of-state militia groups and hate groups are expected to attend Monday.
"State intelligence analysts have iden...