BEDFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - There wasn't a theater performance at Liberty High School Monday night, but there was singing, as residents were allowed to speak their minds during the public comment section of the Board of Supervisors meeting. After two hours of public comments, members voted to make Bedford County a second amendment sanctuary.
"I want each and everyone else to reach out and grab you by the proverbial belt, and hold on to them and let them know that we have their back because they are going to have our back," said one speaker.
From parents holding their infants while speaking, to teenagers addressing the crowd, nearly 30 speakers took the mic.
"I learned the rules of gun safety when I was in first grade with a BB gun in cub scout camp," said one of three teenagers that spoke