'Disarm the Dispute'

DISARM — Participants display signs Sunday at the Gettysburg National Military Park, where dozens attended an event hosted by local residents organized as “Disarm the Dispute,” who obtained a permit. Reacting to the presence of hundreds of armed visitors here July 4, speakers urged officials to increase safety while respecting consititutional rights, and called for civil discourse. Speakers said local residents felt intimidated by hundreds of armed visitors July 4, and called on officials to improve safety and include the community in planning while respecting everyone’s First and Second Amendment rights.

Dozens of demonstrators gathered Sunday at Gettysburg National Military Park under a permit obtained by local residents organized as “Disarm the Dispute.”

Saying community members felt intimidated by hundreds of armed park visitors July 4, speakers urged local, state, and federal officials to improve safety while respecting everyone’s First and Second Amendment rights, and to include the community in event planning.

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James Rife

So what if they held a demonstration and nobody came to watch, even the park rangers? Pretty sad.

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