The heavily-publicized meeting, titled "Your Property Rights & Liberty," was sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of the Mid Peninsula Committee, a group that claims that local planning officials are unwittingly doing the bidding of the United Nations, attempting to establish global governance under the guise of sustainable development.
The large crowd that turned out included a number of local candidates and officials, who were recognized by committee member Tricia Stall at the start of the program.
Among those in attendance, she said, were Keith Hodges (GOP candidate for 98th District, House of Delegates), Linda Wall (independent candidate for 59th District, House of Delegates), county supervisors O.J. Cole and Neena Putt, commissioner of the revenue candidates Les Hall and Doug Critchell, and supervisor candidates Ruth Litschewski and Patrick Beattie. She also paused to recognize Carole Adams of Chesapeake, president of the Foundation for American Christian Education (FACE).