It’s been almost three days since the Moms Demand Action crowd had something to be outraged – OUTRAGED! – about. Fortunately, Texas is full of gun owners safely going about their business, so yesterday’s Come And Take It Texas open carry march through Austin provided just the excuse Shannon and her sisters needed to work up a Class 5 tizzy. The Moms’ reaction was, well, predictable. From their Facebook page: “THIS IS NOT NORMAL: Yesterday, the same gun activists who tried to intimidate our moms at a Dallas restaurant last year marched through the streets of Austin with guns. “The rally was held in response to a panel Moms Demand Action participated in at South By Southwest last Saturday” . . .
Shannon’s shrieking shrews let it be know they will not be intimidated.
Moms Demand Action will not allow #GunBullies to distract us from the important business of protecting our children.
Of course, the Moms were right in one respect. Seeing law abiding gun owners walking the streets in Texas with their shootin’ irons in plain view isn’t normal. At least not yet. Fortunately, both major party nominees for governor have made it clear that they support open carry, so maybe that will change in the near future.
In the mean time, the CATIT folks made sure everyone has an accurate accounting of the week’s SXSW festivities so far: