MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held a news conference to announce their support for any Virginia counties wanting to join West Virginia.
The two men joined together at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College for the announcement.
“If you’re not truly happy with where you are, we stand with open arms to take you from Virginia or anywhere you may be,” Jim Justice, West Virginia governor, said.
Justice says he’s opening the states’ doors to Virginians. Priding itself on economic growth.
“There are so many great things about West Virginia and we’re on the verge of moving in a way you can’t fathom. Just imagine just tourism in West Virginia with a growth rate of 58 percent higher than the national growth rate right now,” Justice said.
Justice takes this stand with Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr., a central Virginian resident himself.
“I’m supporting to give the people whatever they need to make this decision for the state for the counties and cities. I think it makes sense. I would vote for it,” Falwell said.
This all comes as democratic law makers are enforcing gun law changes.