In an interview with a Main Line newspaper Wednesday, Kim Stolfer, a Pittsburgh man who founded Firearms Owners Against Crime, said the rally is about civil rights and would be "a Rosa Parks moment."
"It's different because she was facing something significantly more threatening," said Eric Patroni, a leader, along with Stolfer
, of Concerned Gun Owners of Pennsylvania.
said the ordinance is vague and illegal under a 40-year-old law that says gun regulations are solely the state's domain.
argued that public spaces are safer when people are allowed to arm and defend themselves.
"Malls, parks, schools, movie theaters," he
said, citing locations of mass shootings in recent years.