Why This Antifa Group Is Siding With Thousands of Pro-Gun Conservatives In Virginia

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By Tess Owen

A huge rally against gun control is shaping up to be a bizarre meeting of the minds.

When gun lovers rally in front of the Virginia Capitol in Richmond next week, the local chapter of antifa will be there too. But their members won’t be wearing all black, and they don’t plan to douse right-wingers in milkshakes or Silly String.

Instead, local antifa will join thousands of conservatives who are expected to descend on Richmond that day in protesting pending gun-control legislation introduced by Democratic lawmakers.

Antifa Seven Hills, based in Richmond, are opposing the slew of gun bills introduced by the newly Democratic Legislature since November, because they say those types of laws are used primarily to criminalize poor people, minorities, and leftists — and to bolster law enforcement’s power […]

 

— Read on http://www.vice.com/en_us/article/akwv4k/why-antifa-is-siding-with-thousands-of-pro-gun-conservatives-in-virginia

via Why This Antifa Group Is Siding With Thousands of Pro-Gun Conservatives In Virginia — The Prestige

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