January 17, 2011 - 3:32 pm

D. J. Dorer from Yorktown, Va, carried an AR 15 pistol and was among many people who were carrying weapons at a Virginia Citizens Defense League rally at the State Capitol in Richmond Monday. Many different groups were lobbying legislators this day. BOB BROWN/TIMES-DISPATCH

D. J. Dorer from Yorktown, Va, carried an AR 15 pistol and was among many people who were carrying weapons at a Virginia Citizens Defense League rally at the State Capitol in Richmond Monday. Many different groups were lobbying legislators this day. BOB BROWN/TIMES-DISPATCH