Paul Valone of Grass Roots North Carolina gives another perspective at the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Rally in Raleigh, NC on June 22, 2013. Mayor Bloomberg’s bus broke down (supposedly) and did not bring their supporters and speakers. The opposition protest organized by GRNC had more people than the people supporting even more gun control legislation.
As I have seen in the past, the “supporters” included out of state people from Virginia, New York and Connecticut. Strange that some of these “people” were dressed in black, had black cars and were on their laptops in their cars prior to the rally. Another “contingent” were the homeless people that have become a fixture in Moore Square. Although they were drafted to hold signs and show support, they quickly evaporated once the free food from local churches started being served.