Thursday, January 9, 2020

Shooting Ranges, Gun Shops, Clubs Sponsoring Buses to Richmond January 20th

Some shooting range, gun shops, and clubs have set up buses to Richmond for the Annual Lobby Day on January 20th. While a number of gun bills may have already been heard by then, they would still have to be taken up in the other house of the legislature (i.e. Senate bills taken up in the House and vice versa) before they go to Governor Northam. If we don't stop them in one house we may stop them in the other. So, it is critical that a large number of gun owners show up in Richmond , talk with your legislators, and let their voice be heard on both January 13th, the day NRA has designated, and on January 20th. Below is a list of buses we are aware of that will travel to Richmond on January 20th if you want to avoid parking issues.  If you are driving, please be aware that entry into the Pocahantas building will be difficult with only one access point so please arrive early if you want to speak with your legislators.

Charlottesville: Rivanna Rifle & Pistol Club has organized two buses to leave Charlottesville at 6:00 am to arrive in Richmond by 8:00 am and will leave Richmond at 2:00 pm to return to Charlottesville. Cost is $30 per seat to cover expense of buses. Contact Timothy Rogers at trogers307@hotmail.com to reserve a seat.

Culpeper/Warrenton: Bus by Rivenoak Armoury LLC.  Contact rivenoak.armoury@gmail.com for details.

Draper (Pulaski County): New River Sports is chartering a bus that leaves 3376 Kirby Rd (Frontage Rd) Draper, VA at 3:30 AM. Cost is $50/rider. Contact nrsportsva@gmail.com or 540-980-1133.

Lynchburg: SafeSide Tactical has a bus that starts in Roanoke. All riders get a free “shall not be infringed” T-shirt and over $150 in coupons from area retailers.  Lynchburg Bus - $35 leaves SafeSide Lynchburg at 5:00 am https://www.safesidetactical.com/rangemanagement/classdetail.cfm?class_id=2297

Manassas: Fairfax County Rod and Gun Club is planning two buses from Manassas for club members. If you are a member, contact the club.

Patrick County: The Patrick County GOP has a bus from Stuart, Virginia leaving at 3:30 am and returning around 9:30 PM. Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased from Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/patrick-co-gop-bus-to-richmond-for-lobby-day-2a-tickets-86869353575?ref=eios

Roanoke: SafeSide Tactical has a bus. All riders get a free “shall not be infringed” T-shirt (graphics coming soon) and over $150 in coupons from area retailers. - Roanoke bus - $35 leaves SafeSide Roanoke @ 4:30am https://www.safesidetactical.com/rangemanagement/classdetail.cfm?class_id=2295

Shenandoah County: The Shenandoah County GOP has two buses coming. They leave from Woodstock at 6:30 AM. They plan to be in Richmond by 9:00 AM and riders will meet with Delegate Todd Gilbert. Contact Dianne Wyss for more information at info@shencogop.org.

Winchester: CK3 Guns in Stephens City will be sponsoring a bus. Departing Winchester and making a stop in Front Royal. Tickets are $35/seat. For details contact Chuck Klingenberg at ck3guns@gmail.com.

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