Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, speaks to attendees, while flanked by security guards, at the “March for Our Rights” rally in Olympia on April 27. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, speaks to attendees, while flanked by security guards, at the “March for Our Rights” rally in Olympia on April 27. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

‘March for Our Rights’ gun rally held in Olympia

WNPA Olympia News Bureau

OLYMPIA – Hundreds of people gathered for a “March for Our Rights” gun-rights rally last Saturday on the Washington Capitol campus. The group held a similar protest in April 2018. Speakers from various organizations spoke along with lawmakers including Reps. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley and Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen. Many of the attendees open carried their weapons along with yellow “don’t tread on me” flags.

Attendees of the “March for Our Rights” rally hold up a flag that reads “Liberty or Die,” while another attendee holds a sign that says “tyrants prefer unarmed subjects.” — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Attendees of the “March for Our Rights” rally hold up a flag that reads “Liberty or Die,” while another attendee holds a sign that says “tyrants prefer unarmed subjects.” — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Supporters man the Keith Swank for U.S. Congress booth at the “March for Our Rights” rally in Olympia on April 27. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Supporters man the Keith Swank for U.S. Congress booth at the “March for Our Rights” rally in Olympia on April 27. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Attendees at the “March for Our Rights” gun rally hold a President Donald Trump cardboard cutout and Trump 2020 Flag. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Attendees at the “March for Our Rights” gun rally hold a President Donald Trump cardboard cutout and Trump 2020 Flag. — Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

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