Gun show promoter files suit to prevent Fairfax event cancellation

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FAIRFAX, Va. (WFXR) – A gun show promoter has filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County seeking exemption from Governor Northam’s gathering restriction of 25 people.

The gun show was planned for this weekend and may see up to 25,000 people.

Attorney General Mark Herring is arguing that the event may have serious implications regarding the potential for rapid spread of COVID-19.

The hearing is set for Thursday morning.

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