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Virginia Citizens Defense League

Virginia Citizens Defense League

Covington VA --( President and founder of the Virginia Gun Owners Coalition (VGOC), Mike McHugh, has decided to shut down the organization so he can spend more time on his family.

Mike has his priorities right and is doing the right thing for his family and his marriage and we all wish him godspeed.

In case any of you are concerned that Virginia Citizens Defense League could close its doors similarly, Virginia Citizens Defense League is in a very different position than Virginia Gun Owners Coalition because of how we are organized.

Virginia Gun Owners Coalition, leadership-wise, was a one-man show.

Virginia Citizens Defense League has a seven-member Board of Directors and over 60 Executive members.

Virginia Gun Owners Coalition

Virginia Gun Owners Coalition

If I were to get hit by a bus (what was that mom said about looking both ways before crossing a street, again?), Virginia Citizens Defense League and its mission would carry on.

Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). Virginia Citizens Defense League is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians.

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is a fundamental human right. Visit:

  • 2 User comments to “Virginia Gun Owners Coalition Is Shutting Down”

    1. This is why you need to know who your supporting. If he cared he would transfer ownership or partner with another group to keep the fight going where he could step back and let others run with the ball and give him the time he wants and then play a supporting role and leave the day to day work to others…… QUITER…

    2. As someone who once knew Mike well, I pray for Mick to attempt filling Mike’s shoes for a few short decades. Then we will see how well Mick does at fighting the good fight that Mike so persistently attempted. Did Mike have flaws? Sure. Larger than life, because he was so.
      So Good luck hero Mick, because you are going to need it to shuffle in Mike’s socks. So get started and don’t quit, Mick.

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