The Virginia Citizens Defense League found a unique way to raise funds to defend six Virginia gun shops that are being sued by the City of New York: The ‘Bloomberg Gun Giveaway’.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has accused the shops of allowing illegal gun purchases in Virginia of weapons that were later used in crimes in NYC.

Asked Thursday about the giveaway, Bloomberg said, “I think it’s sick, is the nicest ways to phrase it.”

Van Cleave responded that the members of his organization are law-abiding citizens, including many retired military, police officers and firefighters.

“If you’re saying these are sick people, then I’m proud to be sick,” Van Cleave said.

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