Libertarian radio host Adam Kokesh has organized an “Open Carry March on Washington,” which he describes as “an act of civil disobedience” in which he and thousands plan to protest in Washington, D.C., with loaded guns.
“We will march with rifles loaded and slung across our backs to put the government on notice that we will not be intimidated and cower in submission to tyranny,” Kokesh writes on the event’s Facebook page.
“If you’re coming here to protest government policy, great,” the chief said Tuesday on her monthly appearance on NewsChannel 8, reacting to the group’s plan to cross the Potomac from Arlington National Cemetery. “If you’re coming here to break the law, we’ll take action.”
Lanier added, “There’s a pretty good chance we’ll meet them on the D.C. side of the bridge.”
OPEN CARRY MARCH:
Washington, District of Columbia
On the morning of July 4, 2013, Independence Day, we will muster at the National Cemetery & at noon we will step off to march across the Memorial Bridge, down Independence Avenue, around the Capitol, the Supreme Court, & the White House, then peacefully return to Virginia across the Memorial Bridge. This is an act of civil disobedience, not a permitted event. We will march with rifles loaded & slung across our backs to put the government on notice that we will not be intimidated & cower in submission to tyr...