As a former resident of the great state of Texas, this story disgusts me.
Three men were sitting outside a San Antonio Starbucks with their unloaded rifles, legally open carrying, when they were placed under non-custodial arrest and charged with disorderly conduct. The KENS-TV story is below.
First of all, can someone please let the Sarah Lucero know that AR-15s are NOT “assault rifles”?
So according to San Antonio police Chief William McManus, gun owners can be charged with disorderly conduct if anyone feels threatened at any point during a demonstration. Are you kidding me Texas?
Look, I’m generally against demonstrations like this personally, but I support others’ right to demonstrate however they see fit as long as they aren’t breaking any laws. These men were not breaking any laws, and there’s proof. Check out the YouTube video below which shows more of what went down.
I’m completely disgusted by this. Whether you support open carry or not, we all need to get behind these men and put a stop to this nonsense. This disorderly conduct charge should be immediately thrown out, and these cops should be ashamed of themselves. Personally, I’d fire them for wasting tax payer money on such nonsense.
H/T The Blaze