not just on
pro gun activists are holding two separate rallies near the nation's capital. in
members of restore the
to carry their guns to a rally at the
. also going on now a rally organized by the second
. no guns allowed at the
's ban on handguns.
foley, media drr for the second
. thank you for joining me today.
thank you for having me.
tell me in your
, what is the goal, what message does your organization want to send not only to the
since this is getting so much attention.
i think we just want to remind folks of the
our founders fought for and won. we want to make sure those
don't go away. we're here to
bill of rights
that gives me the right to
talk about it
which gives the right to
all other amendments provided for in the
your organization says the timing is the result of
lexington and concord
. you've got people in
mourning the loss of 168
, 600 others who were injured. they believe this is just the wrong time. right now the rhetoric in this
is so intense and the possibility of violence so much of a reality that this is just not the right time when we're honoring
who lost their lives 15 years ago.
absolutely. we mourn with them and we honor them as well. however, i think it's important to remember that today is patriot'
need to step up. i think, i hope if we do anything we galvanize and inspire all
to become patriots and to get involved and stay involved with our
. you've got to vote. you've got to get out there. you've got to know the issues. you've got to
what we have in this
. it is like no other
. we don't want to see that
for any reason.
, do you and this organization feel there is
because of the new
? what do you believe most puts the values you say are in jeopardy at risk.
i do. i think we have seen a significant
in the direction of where this
is headed. i know i'm personally involved in other grassroots organizations,
, and we're very concerned.
scared the bee n.ebers out of a lot of people. that's why i got involved in the
. i'm a licensed
carrier in the great
state of texas
. i felt why not come to
, our nation's heart. of all cities that should be the most free, it's the most restrictive. if you look at the statistics, it's got one of the highest
let me ask you this, first read
team noted it was
more than any other democratic president when he signed legislation into law that among things allows people like yourself to carry a handgun at
what do you say to that,
i think that was a great thing to do. proud of that. however, i think you have to be careful for what happens on the forefront that should have already been in
to what's happening
behind the scenes
. i think we all need to pay very close attention to any conversations that folks are having with the u.n. i think we need to watch at the
, the local level. i mean, here in
, you know, we've got
here from the
case. he's back in
because there are
too many restrictions in the nation's capital.
foley with the second
happening now. thank you for joining us.