Despite fears that neo-Nazis or other extremists would piggyback on the Richmond rally to stoke violence like the rioting at a 2017 demonstration by white nationalists in Charlottesville that killed a counter-protester, the Capitol Police reported no arrests by 1 p.m. ET.
Black people who turned out for a Second Amendment rally outside the Virginia capitol building undermined attempts to tar the event as "white supremacist."
A Virginia sheriff went viral on Monday after he vowed not to enforce "unconstitutional" bills being proposed by the state's lawmakers.
Councilman Nathan Clark walked into the Portsmouth City Hall meeting on Tuesday night with a Smith and Wesson M&P 15 hanging from a strap.
NBC News reporter Gabe Gutierrez tweeted a video he falsely said showed pro-gun protesters outside Virginia Capitol chanting, "We will not comply."
Virginia state senator Amanda Chase warned gun rights advocates that they were "being set up" by authorities to be branded as extremists and arrested.
A pro-gun rally expected to draw thousands around the Virginia capitol building on Monday has authorities bracing for violence.
The Eminem Darkness music video reenacts the 2017 shootings at a Vegas country festival that left 60 dead and more than 800 wounded.
A group of West Virginia lawmakers have introduced a resolution inviting Virginia counties frustrated by gun control efforts to switch states.