OLYMPIA, Wash. — The "March for Our Rights" rally that will be held at the Capitol Campus in Olympia on Saturday could draw up 2,000 people, according to the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services.
The pro-gun rights rally is scheduled to begin at noon Saturday at the northern steps of the Legislative Building. The rally is expected to run until 2:30 p.m.
While the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services predicts 2,000 attendees, a Facebook event page for the rally listed 9,600 people as "going" or "interested," as of 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Click here to view the rally's Facebook page.
Lauren Smith, of The Olympian, reported, "Participants are likely to openly carry during the rally, as allowed by state law."
The rally's Facebook page lists the following speakers as scheduled to attend the event:
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Master of ceremonies: Tessa Ashley, organizer
Opening prayer: Chief Ben Charles, Lower Elwha Tribe
National Anthem: Kerry French
Pledge of Allegiance: Aryeh Rohde
Sharyn Hinchcliffe, Seattle Pink Pistol
Robert J. Sutherland, 39th District candidate
Marty McClendon, former Lt. Gov. candidate
Jered Gavin, 5th District candidate
Elizabeth Scott, 39th District senate candidate
Rep. Jim Walsh, 19th District
Tiffany De Leon, Libertarian State vice chair
Joey Gibson, U.S. Senate candidate
Tyler Miller, Initiative 1621 (Secure Safe Schools)
Naomi Davis, 26th District candidate
Rohde, high school student that led counter protest for "March for Our Lives"
Allen Acosta, Libertarians MC/Gun Rights Coalition
Isa Cline, Long Beach city councilman
Kyle Paskewitz, Family Court Reform Nation founder
Randy Vanaddisson, former air marshal
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