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Residents rally for Second Amendment at Day of Resistance rally Saturday

BY KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer Modified: February 24, 2013 at 1:06 pm •  Published: February 24, 2013

Holding an antique early 20th century rifle at his hip, longtime Tulsa resident Alfred B. West had one singular message to relay to lawmakers he suspects are attempting to infringe on his right to own firearms.

"They ain't going to get my guns," West said. "If (politicians) in Washington D.C. get their way, my gun will be illegal."

The former Iraq War veteran was one of many who expressed similar concerns during the national Day of Resistance rally held at LaFortune Park Saturday afternoon to show their support for the U.S. Constitution and right to bear arms.

An estimated 200 people attended the event held in conjunction with other gatherings across the country to oppose recent gun-control legislation proposals in response to several mass shootings in recent months.

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