Int’l – Gun Control – Venezuelan president to arm militia supporters after confiscating civilian guns

THE BLAZE.COM April 19, 2017 – Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro declared in a speech to loyalists of his regime that he would arm thousands of his supporters as massive protests and riots occur across the country. The Venezuelan president told uniformed militia members outside his palace that there would be a “gun for every militiaman.” The Bolivarian militias that were created during the reign of Hugo Chavez will be armed by the Venezuelan government, were some 100,000 in attendance, but loyalists are estimated to number somewhere around 400,000. [full article]

Picture taken during a parade in the framework of the seventh anniversary of the Bolivarian Militia, in front of the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 17, 2017.

Picture taken during a parade in the framework of the seventh anniversary of the Bolivarian Militia, in front of the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 17, 2017.

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